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A Brief History of Classical Civilization (Brief History Of...)

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From Gladiator to 300, the true history of the classical world is revealed here and will include everything you need to know including: Why was Julius Caesar assassinated? Who were the Spartans? Where does democracy come from? Despite centuries of history, the ancient world still has a powerful hold upon the modern imagination.

About the Author

Steve Kershaw has a Ph.D. in the history of Greek mythology and has taught Classics at Oxford University. He is the editor of The Penguin Dictionary of Classical Mythology and the author of A Brief Guide to the Greek Myths. He lives in the Oxfordshire village of Deddington.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780762439867
Author:
Kershaw, Steve
Publisher:
Running Press
Author:
Kershaw, Stephen
Subject:
Civilization
Subject:
World History-Western Civilization
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Brief History Of...
Publication Date:
20100928
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.25 in

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