Volume VI of the new edition of The Cambridge Ancient History covers years that include the rise of Macedon and the campaigns of Alexander the Great. The volume treats the politics and economy not only of old Greece but also of the Near East and the western Mediterranean. It has sections on the continued development of classical art and the formation of the philosophical schools in Athens. This second edition, completely replanned and rewritten, is a full and reliable guide to the advances in scholarship of the past sixty-five years.
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Two series of narrative chapters, one on the growth of the Athenian Empire and the development of the Athenian Empire and the development of Athenian democracy, the other on the Peloponnesian War which brought them down, are divided by a series of studies in which the artistic and literary achievements of the fifth century are described.Review:
"...it is a rich refernece work....This is a wonderful volume...." Classical World
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Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110521233488
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1994. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2nd Revised & enlarged. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0521233488