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    The World of Athens (Joint Association of Classical Teachers' Greek Course) (Paperback) 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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    The World of Athens
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joint Association of Classical Teachers
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 432
    Width: 148 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 34 mm
    Weight: 614 g
    ISBN 13: 9780521273893
    ISBN 10: 0521273897

    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    DC21: 938.5
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002010, HIS000000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DF285 1984
    Thema V1.0: CF
    Illustrations note
    illustrations, maps, bibliography, index
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    01 October 1984
    Publication City/Country
    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.