Civilization of the ancient Mediterranean: Greece and Rome, Volume 1
Michael Grant, Rachel Kitzinger
Scribner's, Oct 1, 1988 - History - 1980 pages
The cultures that sowed the seeds of western civilization are explored in 97 original essays that address in depth all aspects of life from 2,000 B.C.E. to the abdication of Romulus Augustulus in 476 A.D. This reference provides overviews of such broad topics as law, government, religion, social organization and the arts.
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Historical Summary of Greece
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Aegean alphabet ancient antiquity areas aristocratic army Asia Minor assembly Athenian Athens Augustus became Boeotia bronze Bronze Age Caesar calendar citizens civil classical consuls craft craftsmen dialects Dorians early East Egypt Egyptian emperor Etruscan evidence fifth century B.C. fourth century B.C. Gaius Gaul grain Greece Greek alphabet Greek and Roman Hellenistic Herodotus Hesiod Homer hoplite Iliad imperial important inscriptions Italy king land language late later Latin letters magistrates major Mediterranean ment military Mycenaean papyrus Peloponnese period Persian Phoenician plebeians Pliny Pliny the Elder poet polis political praetor repr Republic roll Roman Empire Rome Rome's second century senate ships slaves social society sources Spartan stone survived temple third century Thucydides tion tradition trans tribes ture tury Twelve Tables Visigoths walls writing written