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A A History of Greece 12 Volume Paperback Set A History of Greece: Volume 1
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A A History of Greece 12 Volume Paperback Set A History of Greece: Volume 1 (Paperback)

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Widely acknowledged as the most authoritative study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the shape of Greek history which still prevails in textbooks and popular accounts of the ancient world today. Grote employs direct and clear language to take the reader from the earliest times of legendary Greece to the death of Alexander and his generation, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and examining the growth and decline of the Athenian democracy. The work provides explanations of Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven throughout are the important but outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. Volume 7 continues the history of the Peloponnesian War from the Peace of Nikias to the disaster of the Sicilian Expedition and the coup d'etat of the Four Hundred at Athens in 411 BCE.

History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalAncient history: to c 500 CEClassical history / classical civilisationHistory & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean history Publisher: Cambridge University Press Publication Date: 01/04/2010 ISBN-13: 9781108009560  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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