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Classical World: All That Matters

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Description for Classical World: All That Matters Paperback. Why have ancient Rome and Greece been so influential? Series: All That Matters. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 1QDAR; 3D; ACG; DSBB; HBLA1. Category: (E) Primary & Secondary Education. Dimension: 179 x 130 x 13. Weight in Grams: 230.

Modern Western European culture would have been impossible without the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. The disciplines of philosophy, drama, history, and science all owe an immense debt to these two Mediterranean cultures. At the same time, there are aspects of this legacy that are less worthy of celebration. Slavery went hand in hand with democracy. The pursuit of beauty coexisted with breathtaking acts of brutality.

This book explores the world of the ancient Greeks and Romans and the distinctive cultures they produced. It charts the rise and fall of empires as well as examining the intricacies ... Read more

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Product Details

Publisher
John Murray Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Series
All That Matters
Condition
New
Weight
229g
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781444177961
SKU
V9781444177961
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About Alastair Blanshard
Alastair Blanshard is the Paul Eliadis Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Queensland. His doctorate is from the University of Cambridge and he has taught at the universities of Oxford, Reading and Sydney.

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