The Classical World

The Classical World

An Epic History of Greece and Rome

Book - 2006
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The classical civilizations of Greece and Rome dominated the world for centuries and continue to intrigue and enlighten us with their inventions, whether philosophy, politics, theatre, athletics, celebrity, science or the pleasures of horse racing. Robin Lane Fox's spellbinding history spans almost a thousand years of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy in Athens to the Roman Republic and the Empire under Hadrian. Bringing great figures such as Homer, Socrates, Alexander, Julius Caesar, Augustus and the first Christian martyrs to life, exploring freedom, justice and luxury, this wonderfully exciting tour brings the turbulent histories of Greece and Rome together in a masterly study.
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006
ISBN: 9780141021416
0141021411
Branch Call Number: 938 Lan 3558ad 1
Characteristics: xvi, 703 p. :,ill. (some col.)

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