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The World of classical Athens

The World of classical Athens

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Published by Macdonald & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Athens (Greece),
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Athens (Greece),
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Giulio Giannelli [translated from the Italian by Walter Darwell]
      ContributionsGianelli, Giulio, 1889- ed., Adorno, Francesco.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF275 .T9513
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3-304 p.
      Number of Pages304
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5277453M
      ISBN 100356030989
      LC Control Number71852799

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        The term “classical Greece” refers to the period between the Persian Wars at the beginning of the fifth century B.C. and the death of Alexander the Great in . Classical Greece: BC / Published: () A companion to the classical Greek world / Published: () Lancaster Ave., Villanova, PA Contact.

      Providing a unique and guided introduction to the Athenian legal system and explaining how the system reveals the values and social life of Classical Athens, Trials from Classical Athens remains a fundamental resource for students of Ancient Greek history and anyone interested in the law, social history and oratory of the Ancient Greek : Professor of Greek Christopher Carey. By showing that Greeks came to see the world differently over the span of less than a century, it reassesses the history of classical Greece and of Athenian democracy. And by questioning whether art reflects or produces social and political change, it provokes a fresh examination of the role of images in an ever-evolving world.


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