The Greeks: An Introduction to Their Culture (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Greeks Offers an introduction to the culture of ancient Greece. This title offers a survey that: covers the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period; provides discussions of the main trends in literature and drama, philosophy, art and architecture; and includes a chapter on 'Religion and Social Life'.
- Published: 26 June 2009
- Format: Paperback 256 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780415469371 ISBN 10: 0415469376
- Sales rank: 628,495
Full description for The Greeks
The Greeks has provided a concise yet wide-ranging introduction to the culture of ancient Greece since its first publication. In this expanded second edition the best-selling volume offers a lucid survey that: covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period provides detailed discussions of the main trends in literature and drama, philosophy, art and architecture, with generous reference to original sources places ancient Greek culture firmly in its political, social and historical context includes a new chapter on 'Religion and Social Life'. @text:The Greeks now contains more illustrations, a chronological chart, maps, and suggestions for further reading as well as a new glossary. The Greeks is an indispensable introduction for all students of Classics, and an invaluable guide for students of other disciplines who require a grounding in Greek civilization.