Teach Yourself: History & Politics: Understand Greek Civilization

Editor/Author Purkis, John
Publication Year: 2012
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-44-416343-8
Category: History - History, Ancient
Image Count: 24
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Understand Greek Civilization introduces you to this extraordinary time in history. It begins with a tour of Greece and uses real sights that you can visit today as a starting point for discussions of all aspects of Greek life.

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Table of Contents

  • Meet the Author
  • In One Minute
  • Introduction
  • 1 Orientation: Locating the Greeks in Space and Time
  • 2 Pre-Classical Origins – Mycenae and Pylos
  • 3 Cult and Religion – Olympia and Delphi
  • 4 Early Philosophy – Ionia
  • 5 The Fifth Century – Sparta
  • 6 Imperialism and War – Athens
  • 7 The Fourth Century – Epidaurus and its theatre
  • 8 Hellenistic Civilization – Alexandria
  • 9 The Legacy of Greek Civilization – Byzantium
  • 10 Taking it Further