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Ancient Greece: Athens and Its Environs (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)
     

Ancient Greece: Athens and Its Environs (Traveler's Guide to the Ancient World)

by Eric Chaline
 
Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: Ancient Greece focuses on the historic city of Athens and its

Overview

Imagine what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world; to see the ancient wonders when they were new; to see and speak to the people who built and used them.

Written in the style of a contemporary travel guide, the Traveler’s Guide to the Ancient World: Ancient Greece focuses on the historic city of Athens and its environs in the year 415 BCE. It offers advice on everything from where to stay and what to see, to sampling the local cuisine and shopping for souvenirs.

This carefully researched book paints a vivid picture of life in ancient Greece, and is packed with all the maps, illustrations, and fascinating insights that a tourist or traveler would expect to find in any modern guidebook.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781435101876
Publisher:
Metro Books
Publication date:
08/25/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Eric Chaline is an experienced author and writer with a long-standing interest in ancient Greece. Having graduated from Cambridge, Eric majored in Japanese history at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and is currently conducting doctoral research in sociology at London’s South Bank University.

His previous publications include The Book of Gods & Goddesses: A Visual Directory of Ancient and Modern Deities.

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