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Genre : Athens (Greece)
Author : John Anthony Cramer
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Release : 1828
File : Pages
ISBN-13 : BNC:1001985210

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This book opens the world of the ancient Greeks to all readers through easily accessible entries on topics essential to understanding Greek high culture and daily life. The ancient Greeks provided the foundation for Western civilization. They made significant advances in science, mathematics, philosophy, literature, and government. While many readers might have heard of Plato and Aristotle, however, or be familiar with the classic works of Greek tragedy, most people know significantly less about daily life in the ancient Greek world. This encyclopedia opens the world of the ancient Greeks, spanning Greek history from the Bronze Age through Roman times, with an emphasis on the Classical and Hellenistic Eras. The encyclopedia provides roughly 270 easily accessible entries on topics essential to understanding everything from Greek high culture to daily life. These entries are grouped in topical sections on the arts, science and technology, politics and government, domestic life, and other subjects. Sidebars on particularly noteworthy people, places, and concepts provide related information, while primary documents allow readers to delve into the mindset and feelings of the ancient Greeks themselves. Extensive bibliographic references give curious readers direction for further research. • Includes reference entries with objective, essential information about topics related to daily life in ancient Greece • Offers sidebars with related, nuanced information that will interest readers in Greek history • Cites works for further reading in entries • Gives readers first-hand accounts of life in ancient Greece in primary source documents

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Genre : History
Author : Michael Lovano
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Release : 2019-12-31
File : 977 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781440837319

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Topics include binding spells, curse tablets, and the demonization of magic and sorcery by Christianity.

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Genre : History
Author : Bengt Ankarloo
Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
Release : 1999-10-14
File : 395 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0812217055

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Papers presented to the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy since its beginnings in the 1950's.

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Genre : Philosophy
Author : John Peter Anton
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 1971-01-01
File : 541 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0873956230

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Publisher : On The Mark Press
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File : Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781770724884

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Genre : History
Author : Charles W. Fornara
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Release : 1983-01-01
File : 215 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0520049101

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Release : 1858
File : 464 Pages
ISBN-13 : IBNR:CR102020052

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In this revised edition, Matthew Dillon and Lynda Garland have expanded the chronological range of Ancient Greece to include the Greek world of the fourth century. The sourcebook now ranges from the first lines of Greek literature to the death of Alexander the Great, covering all of the main historical periods and social phenomena of ancient Greece. The material is taken from a variety of sources: historians, inscriptions, graffiti, law codes, epitaphs, decrees, drama and poetry. It includes the major literary authors, but also covers a wide selection of writers, including many non-Athenian authors. Whilst focusing on the main cities of ancient Greece - Athens and Sparta- the sourcebook also draws on a wide range of material concerning the Greeks in Egypt, Italy, Sicily, Asia Minor and the Black Sea. Ancient Greece covers not only the chronological, political history of ancient Greece, but also explores the full spectrum of Greek life through topics such as gender, social class, race and labour. This revised edition includes: Two completely new chapters - "The Rise of Macedon" and "Alexander ′the Great′, 336-323" BC New material in the chapters on The City-State, Religion in the Greek World, Tyrants and Tyranny, The Peloponnesian War and its Aftermath, Labour: Slaves, Serfs and Citizens, and Women, Sexuality and the Family It is structured so that: Thematically arranged chapters arranged allow students to build up gradually knowledge of the ancient Greek world Introductory essays to each chapter give necessary background to understand topic areas Linking commentaries help students understand the source extracts and what they reveal about the ancient Greeks Ancient Greece: Social and Historical Documents from Archaic Times to the Death of Alexander the Great. Third Edition, will continue to be a definitive collection of source material on the society and culture of the Greeks.

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Genre : History
Author : Matthew Dillon
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2010-06-18
File : 624 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781136991387

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Genre : Greece
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Publisher : Folens Limited
Release : 1995-04
File : 48 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1852768118

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Welcome to the fascinating world of ancient Greece—the land of city-states, powerful gods and goddesses, myths, and philosophy. Explore the glory that was Greece, the civilization where the Olympics began, and the birthplace of democracy. The activities in this book provide insight into the history, religion, customs, culture, mythology, art, life, and beliefs of ancient Greece. The eight full-color transparencies at the back of the book (print books) or the included PowerPoint slides (eBooks) can be used alone or with specific activities listed in the table of contents. For a print book with the PowerPoint presentation instead of transparencies, please see MP8819.

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Genre : History
Author : Cindy Barden
Publisher : Lorenz Educational Press
Release : 2002-09-01
File : 32 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780787783143

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