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    DescriptionThis volume tells the story of the Ancient Greeks within its historical and cultural framework. Their world is presented here in chronological order, from the Bronze Age to the Christian era, a span of some 3500 years. Athens plays a large role, but other Greek cities are given much closer attention than in other standard accounts. Individual chapters look at the Greeks and their gods, and Greek art and architecture. The result is an authoritative study of a culture that made an unparalleled contribution to the rise of Western civilization.


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    Title
    Exploring the World of the Ancient Greeks
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John M. Camp, By (author) Elizabeth A. Fisher
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 188 mm
    Height: 244 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,020 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500051122
    ISBN 10: 0500051127
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, HBJD, HBLA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    DC21: 938
    B&T General Subject: 750
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Abridged Dewey: 938
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A14202030
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 37
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010
    BIC subject category V2: ACG
    B&T Approval Code: A17604025
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: DF77.C323, DF77 .C323 2002
    Thema V1.0: AGA, NHD, JBCC, NHC
    Illustrations note
    376 illustrations, 107 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    14 October 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    John Camp is the director of the Agora excavations in Athens, where he has worked for 35 years. He is the author of The Athenian Agora, also published by Thames & Hudson. Elizabeth Fisher is Professor of both Classics and Art History at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, and has conducted many excavations in Greece and Italy.
    Table of contents
    I. Who Were the Greeks? II. The First Greeks III. The Heroic Age IV. The Age of Expanding Horizons V. Polis: The Early Greek City VI. Classical Athens VII. Gods and Heroes VIII. Greek Art and Architecture IX. Alexander and the Hellenistic World X. Romans and Christians