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    A History of Greece (Cambridge Library Collection: Classics) (Paperback) By (author) George Grote

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    DescriptionWidely acknowledged as the most authoritative study of ancient Greece, George Grote's twelve-volume work, begun in 1846, established the shape of Greek history which still prevails in textbooks and popular accounts of the ancient world today. Grote employs direct and clear language to take the reader from the earliest times of legendary Greece to the death of Alexander and his generation, drawing upon epic poetry and legend, and examining the growth and decline of the Athenian democracy. The work provides explanations of Greek political constitutions and philosophy, and interwoven throughout are the important but outlying adventures of the Sicilian and Italian Greeks. Volume 8 takes the story from the overthrow of the Four Hundred in Athens to the death of Alkibiades in 404 BCE, and also contains chapters on drama and rhetoric, and on the philosophy of the Sophists and of Socrates.


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    Title
    A History of Greece
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) George Grote
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 704
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 800 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108009577
    ISBN 10: 1108009573
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25540
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.1
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3D
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    Abridged Dewey: 930
    LC classification: DE
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    Ingram Subject Code: RY
    Libri: I-RY
    DC22: 938
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    BISAC V2.8: REL051000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000
    BIC subject category V2: 3D, 1QDAG
    Thema V1.0: NHD, NHC
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 April 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Part II. Historical Greece (cont.): 62. Twenty-first year of the war; 63. The restored Athenian democracy down to the arrival of Cyrus the Younger in Asia Minor; 64. From the arrival of Cyrus the Younger in Asia Minor down to the battle of Arginusae; 65. From the battle of Arginusae to the restoration of democracy at Athens; 66. From the restoration of the democracy to the death of Alkibiades; 67. The drama - rhetoric and dialectics - the Sophists; 68. Sokrates.