Ancient Greek Civilization - eBook
Ancient Greek Civilization - eBook  -     By: David Sansone
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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: 2011
ISBN: 9781444358773
ISBN-13: 9781444358773

Publisher's Description

A concise narrative of Greek history and an analysis of theliterature, art, and thought of the ancient Greeks.
  • Tells the story of Greek civilization from the from the MinoanPeriod to the time of the Byzantine Empire
  • Surveys the remarkable culture and history the ancientGreeks
  • Explores the ways in which Greek civilization has beencontinually reinvented from antiquity to the present day
  • Updated edition includes additional illustrations, maps, andtimelines, a glossary, and an annotated bibliography

Author Bio

David Sansone is Professor of Classics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. He has published extensively on Greek language and literature, including literary and textual criticism of Greek tragedy and Plutarch’s Lives and a theoretical study of the origin of sport. He has been on the Board of Directors of the American Philological Association and held a number of editorial positions, among them the editorship of Illinois Classical Studies and membership of the editorial boards of Classical Philology and Bryn Mawr Classical Review.

Editorial Reviews

"Sansone’s book admirably fills the need for a succinct,readable, and reliable survey of ancient Greek civilization. Thefirst edition was perfect for my Classical Civilization course -the second edition offers even more while maintaining theaccessibility of the original."
Kathryn Gutzwiller, University of Cincinnati

"In this book David Sansone brilliantly analyzes the strands ofhistory, literature, art, and culture which combine to form thetapestry of Ancient Greece."
David Sider, New York University

Praise for the first edition:

"Sansone's coverage and approach are fresh and distinctive, andhis book richly informative, well-balanced, and engaginglywritten." Professor Stephen White, University of Texas atAustin

'Ancient Greek Civilisation is a deeply thought-out andpersonal survey of ancient Greek culture." Times HigherEducation Supplement

"The classicist approach to the topic is evident in his focus onartistic and literary developments and their relationship tohistory, politics, and everyday social practices." Art Book NewsAnnual

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