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By Victor Parker

A historical past of Greece: 130030 BC, bargains a finished advent to the foundational political heritage of Greece, from the overdue Mycenaean Age via to the loss of life of Cleopatra VII, the final Hellenistic monarch of Egypt.

  • Introduces textual and archaeological proof utilized by historians to reconstruct ancient occasions in the course of Greece’s Bronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods
  • Reveals the political and social constitution of the Greek international within the past due Mycenaean interval (thirteenth century BC) via research of the Linear B pills, the oldest surviving files in Greek
  • Features various references to unique resource fabrics, together with a number of fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, cash, and different literary sources
  • Provides broad assurance of the Hellenistic interval, and covers parts excluded from such a lot Greek heritage texts, together with the Greek West
  • Features really appropriate use of illustrations all through, and considers teachers’ educating wishes by way of structuring the later sections to facilitate instructing a parallel direction in Roman History
  • Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly method of create an obtainable creation to the political heritage of 1 of so much striking historic civilizations and complicated sessions of global history

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