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Published .
Written in English

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  • Civilization

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementTony Spawforth
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDE59 .S63 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 375 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Number of Pages375
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26977920M
ISBN 100300217110
ISBN 109780300217117
OCLC/WorldCa1028880727

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Tony Spawforth – The Story of Greece and Rome. Genre: Author: The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the “civilized” Greek and Roman empires resisting the .   “The Story of Greece and Rome,” by Tony Spawforth offers a short, one-volume introduction to ancient Greece and Rome. Spawforth starts at the beginning and carries the story to the present. He opens at the dawn of Greek history, and shows the Author: MARK LARDAS. The Sibylline Books (Latin: Libri Sibyllini) were a collection of oracular utterances, set out in Greek hexameters, that according to tradition were purchased from a sibyl by the last king of Rome, Tarquinius Superbus, and were consulted at momentous crises through the history of the Republic and the fragments have survived, the rest being lost or deliberately destroyed. Contents 8 Introduction vii Map of the Greek World, c. – b.c. xii Map of Rome and Vicinity, c. – b.c. xiii A-to-Z Entries 1 Selected Bibliography Index

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