A History of Greece (Heftet)

1300 to 30 BC

Serie: Blackwell History of the Ancient World 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2014
Antall sider: 504
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Blackwell History of the Ancient World
ISBN/EAN: 9781405190336
Omtale: A History of Greece
A History of Greece: 1300 30 BC, offers a comprehensive introduction to the foundational political history of Greece, from the late Mycenaean Age through to the death of Cleopatra VII, the last Hellenistic monarch of Egypt.
* Introduces textual and archaeological evidence used by historians to reconstruct historical events during Greece s Bronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods * Reveals the political and social structure of the Greek world in the late Mycenaean period (thirteenth century BC) through analysis of the Linear B tablets, the oldest surviving records in Greek * Features numerous references to original source materials, including various fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, coins, and other literary sources * Provides extensive coverage of the Hellenistic period, and covers areas excluded from most Greek history texts, including the Greek West * Features judicious use of illustrations throughout, and considers instructors teaching needs by structuring the later sections to facilitate teaching a parallel course in Roman History * Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly approach to create an accessible introduction to the political history of one of most remarkable ancient civilizations and sophisticated periods of world history

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