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Empire of Ancient Greece

Empire of Ancient Greece

A Chelsea House Title

Jean Kinney Williams

Narrated by B. J. Harrison


Book published by Chelsea House


The classical Greek civilization is the cornerstone of Western civilization today. The Greeks invented and developed everything from logic and democracy to rhetoric, drama, and philosophy. Empire of Ancient Greece, Revised Edition chronicles the remarkable legacy of the Greeks, as well as the diversity of their societies—from the thriving democracy of Athens to the militarism of Sparta to the oligarchy of Thrace. It explores the conditions that made it possible for the ancient Greeks to develop a culture that set the foundation for our intellectual lives today, and explains why Greek power eventually declined. Everyday life in ancient Greece, from the wealthy citizens who grappled in the Olympic arena to the farmers who found 50 different ways to use olive oil, is also examined.

TABLE OF CONTENTS:

The Beginnings of Classical Greece

The Athenian Empire

The Final Years of Classical Greece

Politics and Society in Ancient Greece

Everyday Life in Ancient Greece

Greek Art, Philosophy, and Science





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