Daily Life in Greece at the Time of Pericles

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Macmillan, 1965 - History - 310 pages
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What was it actually like to live in Athens when Greek civilization was at the height of its powers? An eminent classicist uses ancient literature, history, and archaeology to show us 5th-century life in this jewel of all cities--what the citizens ate, how they dressed, the type of work they performed, plus its timeless theater, laws, and warfare.
What was it actually like to live in Athens when Greek civilization was at the height of its powers? An eminent classicist uses ancient literature, history, and archaeology to show us 5th-century life in this jewel of all cities--what the citizens ate, how they dressed, the type of work they performed, plus its timeless theater, laws, and warfare.

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Robert Flaceliere was born in Paris in 1904 and educated at the College Sainte-Barbe, the Lycee Henri IV and the Ecole Normale Superieure. From 1925-1930 he was a member of the French School in Athens and from 1932-48 was Professor of the Faculty of Letters at Lyons. Professor Flaceliere was then appointed to the Chair of Greek Language and Literature at the University of Paris., a post he held until 1963 when he was appointed Director of the Ecole Normale Superieure.

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