Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World / Edition 2by David Sacks
Pub. Date: 07/28/2005
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Provides over 550 entries describing the people, places, & events of more than 2,000 years of Greek civilization. Includes not only poets, politicians, & rulers but also topics relating to the everyday lives of average citizens, women, & slaves. Written for the student of history & the general reader, the comprehensive A-to-Z entries bring together the seminal thought & diverse voices of this culture & its enormous legacy in one volume. The entries span more than 2,000 years, from the beginning of Minoan civilization in the 3rd millennium B.C. to the Roman annexation of mainland Greece in 146 B.C. Completely cross-referenced, with over 70 line drawings.
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