Traveller's Guide to the Ancient World: Greece: In the Year 415 BCE

Traveller's Guide to the Ancient World: Greece: In the Year 415 BCE

Hardback Traveller's Guide to the Ancient World

By (author) Eric Chaline

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  • Publisher: DAVID & CHARLES
  • Format: Hardback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 122mm x 190mm x 22mm | 322g
  • Publication date: 29 August 2008
  • Publication City/Country: Newton Abbot
  • ISBN 10: 0715329197
  • ISBN 13: 9780715329191
  • Illustrations note: 150 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 490,342

Product description

Discover what it would be like to travel back in time and explore the ancient world with this new history series written in the style of contemporary travel guides. Packed with all the maps, illustrations and fascinating insights that a tourist or traveller would expect from a guidebook. Each carefully researched guide paints a vivid picture of the past allowing you to experience ancient wonders when they were new and get to know the people who used them. The third title in this exciting series is a detailed guide to Athens and its environs, listing everything from how to buy a slave to where to get a room for the night.

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Author information

Eric Chaline is an experienced writer and author with a long-standing interest in Ancient Greece. Having graduated from Cambridge he is now carrying out post doctoral research at London's South Bank University.

Table of contents

Introduction; 1. Background; 2. Sightseeing in Athens; 3. Other Places to Visit in Attica; 4. Practicalities; 5. References and Resources.