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Ancient Greece : the triumph of a culture

Author: Robert Payne
Publisher: New York : Norton, [1964]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A scholarly, readable, and beautifully illustrated history of the intellectual, political, philosophical, scientific, and literary achievements of an outstanding culture. Includes biographical chapters on famous men of the times.
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Payne, Robert, 1911-1983.
Ancient Greece.
New York, Norton [1964]
(OCoLC)564338970
Online version:
Payne, Robert, 1911-1983.
Ancient Greece.
New York, Norton [1964]
(OCoLC)608902839
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Payne
OCLC Number: 401837
Description: 449 pages : illustrations, portraits, color map (on lining papers) ; 25 cm
Contents: The barren land --
The fertile island --
The Mycenaeans --
The coming of the gods --
Homer --
The bitter harvest --
The far-flung settlements --
The early songs --
The splendid contests --
The resounding songs --
Toward an intelligible universe --
The reign of the tyrants --
The sovereign people --
The coming of the Persians --
The tragic triumph --
The world wide open --
Pericles --
The golden age --
Sophocles --
Euripedes --
Aristophanes --
The rise of Sparta --
Thycydides --
Socrates --
Xenophon --
Plato --
The scientific temper --
Aristotle --
The rise of Philip --
The conquest of the world.
Responsibility: Robert Payne.

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A scholarly, readable, and beautifully illustrated history of the intellectual, political, philosophical, scientific, and literary achievements of an outstanding culture. Includes biographical chapters on famous men of the times.

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