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The Greek world : classical, Byzantine and modern

Author: Robert Browning
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2000, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. edView all editions and formats
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An exploration of the entire Greek experience. The contributors analyze every facet of Greek history, life and culture, aided by an array of pictures which set the latest discoveries beside the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Browning
ISBN: 0500281629 9780500281628
OCLC Number: 44624277
Notes: Originally published by Thames and Hudson in 1985.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Contents: Prologue : land and people / Robert Browning --
The age of the heroes : Crete and Mycenae in the Bronze Age / A.M. Snodgrass --
Between the Persian Wars and Alexander : the flowering of the classical world / Claude Mossé --
Thinking about the cosmos : Greek philosophy from Thales to Aristotle / A.A. Long --
Classical art : the beginning of the European tradition / J.M. Cook --
The foundations of literature : poetry and prose from Homer to the gospels / Peter Levi --
The age of kings : from Alexander to the Roman conquest / Michel Austin --
Rome and the Greek East : imperial rule and transformation / Averil Cameron --
A Christian millennium : Greece in Byzantium / Judith Herrin --
The impact of Hellenism : Greek culture in the Moslem and Slav worlds / Speros Vryonis, Jr. --
Towards nationhood : the survival of the Hellenic spirit / Nikos Svoronos --
Beyond the frontiers : the Greek Diaspora / George Yannoulopoulos --
Eclipse and rebirth : from the Ottoman period to modern Greece / Richard Clogg.
Responsibility: texts by Robert Browning [and others] ; edited by Robert Browning.

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