From Aristotle to Zoroaster: An A-to-Z Companion to the Classical World

From Aristotle to Zoroaster: An A-to-Z Companion to the Classical World

by Arthur Cotterell
     
 

From Aristotle to Zoroaster provides the first comprehensive guide to the classical world as a whole. Never before have the key peoples, places, institutions and events of Greece, Rome, Persia, India, and China been encompassed in a single volume, highlighting the fascinating similarities and differences, tensions and compound effects that laid the foundations of… See more details below

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From Aristotle to Zoroaster provides the first comprehensive guide to the classical world as a whole. Never before have the key peoples, places, institutions and events of Greece, Rome, Persia, India, and China been encompassed in a single volume, highlighting the fascinating similarities and differences, tensions and compound effects that laid the foundations of present-day Europe and Asia. Students, experts, and classical history buffs alike will discover a wealth of information in this easy-to-use volume. This detailed and completely accessible volume covers historical milestones from 600 BC through AD 600. Its alphabetical entries are supplemented by cross-references, a chronological table, 19 maps, 174 illustrations, and a thorough index - all carefully designed to provide the essential aspects of the classical world in a convenient yet richly informative package.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780684855967
Publisher:
Free Press
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Pages:
496
Product dimensions:
6.49(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.44(d)

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Victor Davis Hanson
Not only a valuable reference tool, but a fascinating book to read in itself.

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