Greek Pilgrimage: In Search of the Foundations of the West

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Overview

A meditation on classical Greece, this chronicle journeys through the country’s great sites, monuments, and cultural works. As it explores the ruins that remain today—in Delphi, at Olympia, and on the Acropolis—this account discusses the pivotal role Greece played in the foundation of the modern world, from science and philosophy to drama and sport and much more. With two recommended itineraries, maps, and illustrations, this record will interest both history buffs and ...

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Overview

A meditation on classical Greece, this chronicle journeys through the country’s great sites, monuments, and cultural works. As it explores the ruins that remain today—in Delphi, at Olympia, and on the Acropolis—this account discusses the pivotal role Greece played in the foundation of the modern world, from science and philosophy to drama and sport and much more. With two recommended itineraries, maps, and illustrations, this record will interest both history buffs and modern travelers.

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“A very good introduction to classical Greece.”  —Sydney Morning Herald

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781921640742
  • Publisher: Scribe Publications Party Limited
  • Publication date: 6/1/2011
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


John Carroll is a professor of sociology at La Trobe University in Melbourne. He is the author of numerous books, including The Existential Jesus and The Wreck of Western Culture: Humanism Revisited.
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    Sorry 'party for the gods' first through third result. Sex allowed in other res. No foul language.

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    Posted May 31, 2013

    Leo to anyone out there

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    Posted May 30, 2013

    Sabariam

    Um..

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    Leafy

    "Do you know how to heal?"she aasked "According to the future she lives"

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    Neon

    She walked in. "I heard there was a party here!" (Hia Pierce!)

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    Jason

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