The Oxford History of Greece and the Hellenistic World
by John Boardman, Jasper Griffin, Oswyn Murray
Editor: Oxford University Press
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An overview of the ancient Greek world, its history and achievementsThe heritage of the Hellenistic world is vast, it ranges from architecture to philosophy, literature and visual arts to military strategy and science.This study authority covers the period from the viii century BC to the present day.-cwhich saw the emergence of Greek city-states, the conquests of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Greek monarchies nearly five centuries later.Chapters dealing with political and social history are interspersed with chapters on philosophy and the arts, including Homer, Greek myth, Aristotle and Plato, Greek playwrights such as Sophocles and Aristophanes, and the blossoming of plastic and decorative arts.This volume, first published as part of The Oxford of Classical World History, includes illustrations, maps, a Chronology of Events, and suggestions for further reading.
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