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By Steven Kershaw

ISBN-10: 1845298861

ISBN-13: 9781845298869

A normal advent to the classical international from its origins to the autumn of the Roman Empire. The publication specializes in questions of the way we all know approximately Classical civilization from archaeology and heritage; bargains with the Mycenaean period and the area of fantasy and Epic in Homer's "Iliad & Odyssey"; supplies an overview of Greek historical past within the fifth & 4th Centuries BC; seems at Greek social lifestyles and the choice version of Sparta, and considers the achievements of the Greeks of their artwork and structure, tragedy and comedy. Turning to Rome, it engages with Roman historical past, the Roman Epic culture, the attention-grabbing good points of Roman social lifestyles, analyses Roman satire, explores the city setting in Pompeii and Herculaneum, and concludes with the top of Rome.

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