• The World of Athens

    The World of Athens (Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course) (Hardback) By (author) Joint Association of Classical Teachers

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    DescriptionThe World of Athens is a serious, up-to-date account of the history and culture of fifth century Athens for adults, university students and sixth-formers with an intelligent interest in ancient Greece. The book, which is profusely illustrated, contains chapters on all aspects of the history, culture, values and achievements of Athenian life. Teachers and students of Reading Greek now have a full and instant guide to the cultural and historical topics in which the course is so diverse and rich. The book is essential for all users of Reading Greek.


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    Title
    The World of Athens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joint Association of Classical Teachers
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 680 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780521267892
    ISBN 10: 0521267897
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    DC21: 938.5
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, HIS000000
    LC classification: DF275 .W69 1984
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    20 September 1984
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Preface; Notes; Further reading; Maps; Introduction: an outline history of Athens to the death of Alexander the Great; 1. The physical environment; 2. The metaphysical environment; 3. Human obligations, values and concerns; 4. Athenian society; 5. Athenian democracy and imperialism; 6. Athens at war; 7. The intellectual world; Postscript: other worlds; Glossary of terms (with Greek alphabet); Appendix: cross-references with Reading Greek; Acknowledgements for photographs and drawings; Index.