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Posted December 17, 2010
Even though this book may be considered high school level, I found it very detailed for what I, as an adult layperson, wanted. It was the only book that clearly compared, for instance, why the Spartan military was superior. I was looking up something specific in the military section, after having watched a History Channel synopsis of ancient Greece, and I found that the description of the evolution of different kinds of armour and weapons very detailed, with excellent line drawings.
The descriptions of the dwellings in different time periods also was helpful. I would have read more, but someone checked out the book from the library for the entire semester, so I ended up buying it instead of waiting for its return.