Greek as a Treat

Greek as a Treat : Introduction to the Classics

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This is a rediscovery of a people who for centuries were thought to have known best how to live. In art, science, medicine, politics, philosophy, sport, drama and history the Greeks invented new ideas and set standards of beauty and excellence which have influenced and inspired the world and which in many cases have never been surpassed. Peter France opens up our eyes and our minds to the best of classical Greece and makes the great writers and thinkers - men like Homer, Pythagoras, Socrates, Plato and Heraclitus - human and relevant for us more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 28mm | 430.91g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 16pp b&w photographs, map, index, bibliography
  • 0140238220
  • 9780140238228

Table of contents

Academics in Arcadia; biology and the life sciences; of gymnastics and gynaecology; democracy and drama; ethics - the philosophy of more