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The Praeger encyclopedia of ancient Greek civilization

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

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  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- Civilization -- Dictionaries

    • Edition Notes

      Translation of Le dictionnaire de la civilisation grecque.

      Statement[by] Pierre Devambez with the collaboration of Robert Flacelière, Pierre-Maxime Schuhl, [and] Roland Martin.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF16 .D513 1967c
      The Physical Object
      Pagination491 p.
      Number of Pages491
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5546594M
      LC Control Number67025162
      OCLC/WorldCa637868

      Main Politics and Society in Ancient Greece (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) Politics and Society in Ancient Greece (Praeger Series on the Ancient World) Taken collectively, these aspects of political life serve as a lens for viewing the whole of Greek civilization in some of its characteristic and distinctive dimensions. Year: The Sicels (/ ˈ s ɪ k ə l z, ˈ s ɪ s-/; Latin: Siculi; Ancient Greek: Σικελοί Sikeloi) were an Italic tribe who inhabited eastern Sicily during the Iron neighbours to the west were the Sicels gave Sicily the name it has held since antiquity, but they rapidly fused into the culture of Magna GraeciaISO scx.

      Very good folio hardcover, illustrations, in color, original reconstructions, photographs and drawings, 48 maps and charts. Empedocles: Fragments and Commentary. Translated by Arthur Fairbanks I first came across the name Empedocles while reading The Praeger Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Civilization. Yes I am that level of history geek that I read an encyclopedia front to back entries were good short reads while I was on break at work.

      Encyclopedia Britannica, From Archaic times to the reign of Alexander the Great, Greek unity was tenuous, yet Ancient Greece was a place where culture flourished and intellectual achievement knew no bounds. Ancient Greek ideas on philosophy, politics, science, and the arts anticipate many of our own, and in some ways, remain unparalleled today. Greece, Ancient (Hellas), the name given to the territory of the ancient Greek states, which occupied the southern part of the Balkan Peninsula, the islands of the Aegean Sea, the coast of Thrace, and the western coast of Asia Minor. During the period of Greek colonization (from the eighth century to the sixth century B.C.) these states extended their.


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