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The classics : all you need to know, from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome

Author: Caroline Taggart
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest Association, ©2010.
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From Homer's "Odyssey" to the Midas touch, this book contains everything one needs to know about the classics. The author of "I Used to Know That" takes readers through the classical languages, religion and mythology, architecture and art, and so much more.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline Taggart
ISBN: 9781606521328 1606521322
OCLC Number: 468975841
Description: 169 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The wordy stuff : classical languages --
The made-up stuff : religion and mythology --
A detour : Crete --
The old stuff I : ancient Greek history --
The old stuff II : Roman history --
The posh stuff : classical literature --
The fancy stuff : architecture and art --
The clever stuff I : math, science and inventions --
The clever stuff II : philosophy and the liberal arts --
A bit of light relief : the games.
Responsibility: Caroline Taggart.
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From Homer's "Odyssey" to the Midas touch, this book contains everything one needs to know about the classics. The author of "I Used to Know That" takes readers through the classical languages, religion and mythology, architecture and art, and so much more.

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