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Ancient Greek Civilization by David Sansone
  

Ancient Greek Civilization

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Ancient Greek Civilization by David Sansone

The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by Greek interaction with other culturesNow includes additional illustrations and maps, updated notes and references throughout, and an expanded discussion of the Hellenistic periodWeaves the latest scholarship and archeological excavations into the narrative at an appropriate level for undergraduates

About the Author

David Sansone is Professor Emeritus of Classics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a former editor of Illinois Classical Studies, served on the editorial boards of Classical Philology and Bryn Mawr Classical Review, and been a member of the Board of Directors of the American Philological Association. While his research focuses on Greek literature of the Classical Period, his publications include work on such subjects as textual criticism, theories of the origin of sport, Bronze Age iconography, John Milton, and Richard Wagner. He is the author of Greek Athletics and the Genesis of Sport (1988), Plutarch: Lives of Aristeides and Cato (1989), and Greek Drama and the Invention of Rhetoric (Wiley Blackwell, 2012).

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Publication date

21st October 2016

Author

David Sansone

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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc

Format

Paperback
336 pages

Categories


European history

ISBN

9781119098157

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