Ancient Greek Civilization

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Wiley, Dec 11, 2003 - History - 256 pages
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This book is a survey of the history, literature, art, and philosophy of the ancient Greeks from the Bronze Age to the transformation of Greek culture during the Roman Empire.

  • Tells the story of Greek civilization from the Bronze Age to the transformation of Greek culture during the Roman Empire.
  • Surveys the impressive history, literature, art, and philosophy of the ancient Greeks
  • Shows how the ancient Greeks used these forms of cultural expression to reinvent themselves and how Greek civilization has been continually reinvented to the present day.
  • Features include maps, illustrations, timelines, a glossary, a guide to ancient Greek writers and a bibliography.

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About the author (2003)

David Sansone is Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He is the author of Aeschylean Metaphors for Intellectual Activity (1975), and Greek Athletics and the Genesis of Sport (1988), and the editor of Euripides: Iphigenia in Tauris (1981) and Plutarch The Lives of Aristeides and Cato. He is on the Editorial Board of Illinois Classical Studies, of which he was the editor from 1993 to 2000, and on the Editorial Board of the journals Classical Philology and the Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

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