Michael Grant looks at the policies and government of the hundreds of independent city-states and at theeveryday life of the citizens. With fluency and scholarships he shows how the brilliance of the Ancient Greeks' civilizationwas by no means limited to the Golden Age of its classical fifth century, but its early period was remarkable too. Foe 500 years the Greek city-states achieved a civilisation which has been an inspiration and an ideal ever since.
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An examination of ancient Greek civilisation, which attempts to uncover the epoch between 1000 and 494 BC, including the Homeric Age. Grant examines the rise of the Greeks during this period, discussing artistic achievement and the economic and social roles of women and slaves.About the Author:
Michael Grant is a highly successful and renowned historian of the ancient world. He has held many academic posts including those of Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Professor of Humanity at Edinburgh University; Vice Chancellor of The Queen's University, Belfast and Vice Chancellor of the University of Khartoum. He is a Doctor of Letters at Dublin and a Doctor of Laws at Belfast. He has also been President of the Classical Association of England, the Virgil Society and the Royal Numismatic Society, and is a Medallist of the American Numismatic Society. He lives and writes in Italy.
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Book Description Collier Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reprint. History of Civilization; 391 pages; Eminent author, historian and classical scholar illuminates the everyday world of the ancient Greek city-states between the years c. 1000-490 B.C. Bookseller Inventory # 27027
Book Description Collier Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0020327811
Book Description Collier Books, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0020327811