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The Rise of Athens by Anthony Everitt
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Sep 26, 2017 | ISBN 9780812984989

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“[An] invaluable history of a foundational civilization . . . combining impressive scholarship with involving narration.”Booklist
“Compelling . . . a comprehensive and entertaining account of one of the most transformative societies in Western history . . . Everitt recounts the high points of Greek history with flair and aplomb.”—Shelf Awareness
“Highly readable . . . Everitt keeps the action moving.”Kirkus Reviews

Praise for Anthony Everitt’s The Rise of Rome

“Rome’s history abounds with remarkable figures. . . . Everitt writes for the informed and the uninformed general reader alike, in a brisk, conversational style, with a modern attitude of skepticism and realism.”The Dallas Morning News
“[A] lively and readable account . . . Roman history has an uncanny ability to resonate with contemporary events.”Maclean’s
“Elegant, swift and faultless as an introduction to his subject.”—The Spectator
“An engrossing history of a relentlessly pugnacious city’s 500-year rise to empire.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Fascinating history and a great read.”Chicago Sun-Times

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