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Twelve Greeks and Romans who changed the world

Author: Carl J Richard
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Richard vibrantly describes the contributions of the individuals, he details the historical context in which each lived, showing how these men influenced their world and ours.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Richard, Carl J.
Twelve Greeks and Romans who changed the world.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2003
(OCoLC)805914391
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carl J Richard
ISBN: 0742527905 9780742527904 0742527913 9780742527911
OCLC Number: 50722262
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 259 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Homer, founder of Western literature --
Thales, founder of Western science --
Themistocles, defender of Greek civilization --
Pericles, democratic reformer --
Plato, founder of Western philosophy --
Alexander the Great, disseminator of Greek culture --
Scipio Africanus, defender of the Roman Republic --
Julius Caesar, destroyer of the Roman Republic --
Cicero, statesman, philosopher, and republican martyr --
Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire --
Paul of Tarsus, Christian evangelist --
Augustine, Christian theologian.
Other Titles: 12 Greeks and Romans who changed the world
Responsibility: Carl J. Richard.

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Carl Richard's lively tour through the lives of twelve Greeks and Romans who created the Western world is a liberal education in itself, clearly telling us not just what we should know but why we Read more...

 
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