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Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean
     

Egypt, Greece and Rome: Civilizations of the Ancient Mediterranean

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by Charles Freeman
 

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Egypt, Greece and Rome is regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world. It is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period.

The volume begins with the early civilizations of Sumer (modern Iraq) and continues through to

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Egypt, Greece and Rome is regarded as one of the best general histories of the ancient world. It is written for the general reader and the student coming to the subject for the first time and provides a reliable and highly accessible point of entry to the period.

The volume begins with the early civilizations of Sumer (modern Iraq) and continues through to the Islamic invasions and the birth of modern Europe after the collapse of the western Roman empire. The book ranges beyond political history to cover philosophy, art and literature. A wide range of maps, illustrations and photographs complements the text.

The second edition incorporates new chapters on the ancient Mediterranean and the Ancient Near East, as well as extended coverage of Egypt.

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"A useful introduction to the ancient Mediterranean civilizations."—Library Journal

"Cover[s] an immense variety of material with competence and sensitivity to nuance. "—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780191500251
Publisher:
OUP Oxford
Publication date:
01/29/2004
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,006,158
File size:
9 MB

Meet the Author

About the Author:
Charles Freeman is a freelance writer living in the United Kingdom. He has been described as "full of the romance of archeology and the people who created it, and full of curiosity about the human side of the ancient world".

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