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Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean
     

Egypt, Greece, and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

by Charles W. Freeman
 

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Long a source of mystery, imagination, and inspiration, the myths and history of the ancient Mediterranean have given rise to artistic, religious, cultural, and intellectual traditions that span the centuries. This unique and comprehensive introduction to the region's three major civilizations draws a fascinating picture of the deep links between the cultures across

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Long a source of mystery, imagination, and inspiration, the myths and history of the ancient Mediterranean have given rise to artistic, religious, cultural, and intellectual traditions that span the centuries. This unique and comprehensive introduction to the region's three major civilizations draws a fascinating picture of the deep links between the cultures across the Mediterranean and explores the ways in which these civilizaions continue to be influential to this day. 40 pp. of plates, 8 color. 15 maps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198150039
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
11/14/1996
Pages:
696
Product dimensions:
6.56(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.78(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Freeman is a freelance academic historian with wide interests in the history of European culture and thought.

In recent years, he has developed a study tour programme of Italy, including Sicily. He has now led twelve tours, the latest to Friuli, with Turin on the schedule for 2013. In 2005 Charles was appointed to the Editorial Board of the Blue Guides as Historical Consultant and he has written the historical introductions to several volumes of the new editions including Rome, Florence, Venice, and Mainland Greece. He is also the author of The Blue Guide Sites of Antiquity: Fifty Sites that Explain the Classical World (2009) which has been widely praised.

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