A History of Greece (Works in Ancient Philosophy)

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'The author is not surpassed...in intimate and accurate acquaintance with the whole field of Greek literature and antiquity; while none of his predecessors have approached to him in the amount of philosophy and general mental accomplishment which he has brought to bear upon the subject' - J. S. Mill's review in the Edinburgh Review

This is a complete reprint of the 10-volume 4th edition. Published posthumously in 1872, it is considered the best edition, containing a portrait, maps and plans plus a note by Mrs Harriet Grote. Grote's exposition was based on a thorough knowledge of the subject and, as a friend of James Mill, John Stuart Mill, Jeremy Bentham and David Ricardo, an exceptional background in politics, philosophy and economics. His unparalleled experience meant his understanding and interpretation of Greek life was second to none. The History is written in an accessible style, with penetrating portraits of Greek political and philosophical thought that made the subject intelligible as never before. Grote's study is the pinnacle of nineteenth-century Greek scholarship and is still of immense value to the modern classics scholar.

—monumental nineteenth-century work that set the new standard in Greek scholarship
—particular emphasis on philosophy and politics
—great nineteenth-century historian, who also wrote the highly acclaimed Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates and Aristotle

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One of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship, Grote's voluminous history of Greece remains required reading for historians and students of ancient Greece. Drawing upon Greek politics, philosophy, poetry and oratory, Grote takes the reader from legendary Greece to the death of Alexander the Great and his generation.

About the Author:

Paul Cartledge is a reader in Greek History in the University of Cambridge. He is the author of numerous books, articles and reviews on all aspects of ancient Greek History, including The Greeks. A Portrait of Self and Others

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