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The Greek Achievement

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The Greek Achievement by Charles Freeman
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Sep 01, 2000 | 544 Pages
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    Sep 01, 2000 | 544 Pages

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Table Of Contents

Preface
List of Illustrations
1. Recreating the World of Ancient Greece
2. The Formation of the Greek World
3. Homer’s World: Heroes and the Coming of the City-State
4. An Expanding World: 800-550 B.C.
5. New Identities: The Consolidation of the City-State
6. Underlying Patterns: Land and Slavery
7. Underlying Patterns: Spiritual Life
8. Revolutions in Wisdom: New Directions in the Archaic Age
9. Creating the Barbarian: The Persian Wars
10. The Fifth Century: The Politics of Power 478-404 B.C.
11. The Athenian Democracy
12. Homage to Dionysus: The Drama Festivals
13. Man Is the Measure: Philosophers and Speculators, 450-330 B.C.
14. Relationships
15. Transitions: The Greek World in the Fourth Century B.C.
16. Alexander
17. The Hellenistic World
18. Mathematics, Science, and Medicine
19. The Greeks and Rome
20. The Greeks in the Roman Empire
21. Conclusion: The Greek Achievement
Date List
Further Reading
Index

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