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25%OFFHarry Mount - Harry Mount's Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus - 9781472935960 - V9781472935960
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Harry Mount's Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus

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Description for Harry Mount's Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAG; 3D; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 204.
Architecture, art, sculpture, economics, mathematics, science, metaphysics, comedy, tragedy, drama and epic poetry were all devised and perfected by the Greeks. Of the four classical orders of architecture, three were invented by the Greeks and the fourth, the only one the Romans could come up with, was a combination of two of the former.The powerful ghost of ancient Greece still lingers on in the popular mind as the first great civilization and one of the most influential in the creation of modern thought. It is the starting block of Western European civilization. In his new Odyssey, eminent ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Featherstone Education
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
Number of Pages
288
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781472935960
SKU
V9781472935960
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About Harry Mount
Harry Mount studied ancient and modern history and classics at Magdalen College, Oxford, where he gained a First. He has written a number of books including Amo, Amas, Amat and All That (Short Books), A Lust for Windowsills (Little Brown) and How England Made the English (Viking). He is a former New York correspondent for The Daily Telegraph and ... Read more

Reviews for Harry Mount's Odyssey: Ancient Greece in the Footsteps of Odysseus
The book is packed with such goodies ... As he picks his way among the ruins, brooding on the past - his own, and that of Greece - the author remains essentially English ... Equally, at times, Harry Mount has an air of being the living embodiment of the study of classics itself: noble, solitary, uneasily beleaguered, and sporting a ... Read more

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