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The Classics: All You Need to Know, from Zeus's Throne to the Fall of Romeby Caroline Taggart
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It's no myth: this lively refresher course fills in all you need to know about ancient studies-from Zeus's throne to the fall of Rome-in pithy little quips. It covers the impressive advances made by Greek and Roman societies, from language to medicine, from art to architecture. You'll learn:
A fascinating introduction to the world that became the foundation for Western Civilization, The Classics puts the same information from stuffy textbooks at your fingertips in one entertaining read. Make this and all of the Blackboard Books(tm) a permanent fixture on your shelf, and you'll have instant access to a breadth of knowledge. Whether you need homework help or want to win that trivia game, this series is the trusted source for fun facts.
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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