The Story of the Greeks

The Story of the Greeks

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by H. A. Guerber
     
 

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Although Greece (or Heĺlas) is only half as large as the State of New York, it holds a very important place in the history of the world. It is situated in the southern part of Europe, cut off from the rest of the continent by a chain of high mountains which form a great wall on the north. It is surrounded on nearly all sides by the blue waters of the… See more details below

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Although Greece (or Heĺlas) is only half as large as the State of New York, it holds a very important place in the history of the world. It is situated in the southern part of Europe, cut off from the rest of the continent by a chain of high mountains which form a great wall on the north. It is surrounded on nearly all sides by the blue waters of the Med-it-er-ráne-an Sea, which stretch so far inland that it is said no part of the country is forty miles from the sea, or ten miles from the hills. Thus shut in by sea and mountains, it forms a little territory by itself, and it was the home of a noted people.

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ISBN-13:
9781456314996
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
10/27/2010
Pages:
230
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.48(d)

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