From the daily life of slaves and citizens to the importance of sport and Olympic Games, this is an absorbing account of every aspect of Greek society. Discover the glory that was Greece and how the people of Athens and Sparta lived and worked during this cultural peak of world history. Explore the myths and legends and the revolutionary innovations by Euclid, Ptolemy and Archimedes in technology, medicine and science.
|Publication date:||16th July 2012|
|Publisher:||Southwater an imprint of Anness Publishing|
Nigel Rodgers has written widely on history, philosophy and art. Among his recent published works are Rome: The Greatest Empire, The Roman Army, Roman Architecture and A Military History of Ancient Greece (all published by Southwater). He has written Incredible Optical Illusions (Simon and Schuster), The Traveller's Atlas (Apple Press); Churchill (Hodder); and Hitler (Hodder), and, with Mel Thompson, Philosophers Behaving Badly (Peter Owen) and Understand Existentialism (Teach Yourself/Hodder).More About Nigel Rodgers