978-0-14-051335-6 / 9780140513356

The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Greece


Publisher:Penguin Books



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Paperback. Pub Date: Jan. 1997 Pages: 144 Publisher: Penguin Charting TOPICS AS DIVERSE AS the Minoan Civilization. The Persian Wars. The Golden Age of Athens. And the Conquests of Alexander the Great. This volume in series Penguin's Atlas. Traces the development of a creative and restless people and assesses their impact not only on the ancient world but also on our own attitudes and environment today. Full-color maps and bw illus.Contents: Part 1 Crete. Mycenae and the heroic age: origins; King Minos and Knossos; the Mycenaean world; onze age trade; the seas people controversy; the collaspe of the Mycenae; the Trojan wars; Minoan and Mycenaean art. Part 2 Dark age to Athenian ascendancy: dark age Greece; rise of the city-states; migration and colonization; Egypt and Kyrenaica; the Greeks in Italy; rise of the tyrants; Athens ascendant; the classical myths. Part 3 The Persi...

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