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A History of Greece, 1300 to 30 BC, Paperback / softback Book

A History of Greece, 1300 to 30 BC Paperback / softback

Part of the Blackwell History of the Ancient World series

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A History of Greece: 1300 30 BC, offers a comprehensive introduction to the foundational political history of Greece, from the late Mycenaean Age through to the death of Cleopatra VII, the last Hellenistic monarch of Egypt. * Introduces textual and archaeological evidence used by historians to reconstruct historical events during Greece s Bronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods * Reveals the political and social structure of the Greek world in the late Mycenaean period (thirteenth century BC) through analysis of the Linear B tablets, the oldest surviving records in Greek * Features numerous references to original source materials, including various fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, coins, and other literary sources * Provides extensive coverage of the Hellenistic period, and covers areas excluded from most Greek history texts, including the Greek West * Features judicious use of illustrations throughout, and considers instructors teaching needs by structuring the later sections to facilitate teaching a parallel course in Roman History * Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly approach to create an accessible introduction to the political history of one of most remarkable ancient civilizations and sophisticated periods of world history

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 504 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: European history
  • ISBN: 9781405190336

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