The Greeks
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The Greeks

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The Greeks were extraordinary not least because they evolved 'a totally new conception of what human life was for'. Elaborating on that claim, the author explores the life, culture and history of classical Greece.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 128 x 192 x 18mm | 199.58g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • maps
  • 0140135219
  • 9780140135213
  • 128,303

About H. D. F. Kitto

Humphrey Kitto (1897-1982) was Emeritus Professor of Greek at the University of Bristol.show more

Table of contents

1 INTRODUCTION 2 THE FORMATION OF THE GREEK PEOPLE 3 THE COUNTRY 4 HOMER 5 THE POLIS 6 CLASSICAL GREECE: THE EARLY PERIOD 7 CLASSICAL GREECE: THE FIFTH CENTURY 8 THE GREEKS AT WAR 9 THE DECLINE OF THE POLIS 10 THE GREEK MIND 11 MYTH AND RELIGION 12 LIFE AND CHARACTER INDEXshow more