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The main aim of this book is to do justice to all the areas of the Mediterranean world in which Greek culture flourished in the fifth and the fourth centuries BC, such as Cyrene, Egypt, Asia Minor, Macedon, Italy and Sicily, as well as Athens, Sparta, and other great city-states of Greece proper, an in so doing the author draws fully on new archaeological and epigraphical evidence.
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Simon Hornblower serves on the faculty of the University of Oxford.Review:
"...an undergraduate text book which neither the professional ancient historian can afford to ignore nor the interested non specialist fail to read with profit and pleasure." -- History Today
"...packed with worthwhile ideas and impressive erudition." -- Classical Review
"To write a standard history which contains the essential material and yet is interesting and says things which have not been said before is one of the hardest tasks. Hornblower has performed it excellently." -- Times Literary Supplement
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Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # E-0415065577
Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0415065577
Book Description Routledge, 1983. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0415065577