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The classical world : an epic history of Greece and Rome

Author: Robin Lane Fox
Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2008.
Series: Popular Penguins.
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This book brings together the epic histories of Greece and Rome. His panoramic account spans centuries of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy to the expansion of the Roman Empire, and brings to life such great figures as Homer, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus. Spellbinding and stimulating, it illuminates two civilizations that dominated the ancient world and still  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Lane Fox
ISBN: 9780141037615 014103761X
OCLC Number: 277159501
Notes: Originally published: London : Allen Lane, c2005.
Description: xvi, 703 p. : maps ; 19 cm.
Series Title: Popular Penguins.
Responsibility: Robin Lane Fox.

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This book brings together the epic histories of Greece and Rome. His panoramic account spans centuries of change, from the foundation of the world's first democracy to the expansion of the Roman Empire, and brings to life such great figures as Homer, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus. Spellbinding and stimulating, it illuminates two civilizations that dominated the ancient world and still inspire and enlighten us today.

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