The Rise of the Greeks

The Rise of the Greeks

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Michael Grant looks at the policies and government of the hundreds of independent city-states and at theeveryday life of the citizens. With fluency and scholarships he shows how the brilliance of the Ancient Greeks' civilizationwas by no means limited to the Golden Age of its classical fifth century, but its early period was remarkable too. Foe 500 years the Greek city-states achieved a civilisation which has been an inspiration and an ideal ever since.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 28mm | 358.34g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Phoenix (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 8pp b&w illustration
  • 0753801787
  • 9780753801789

About Michael Grant

Michael Grant is a highly successful and renowned historian of the ancient world. He has held many academic posts including those of Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge; Professor of Humanity at Edinburgh University; Vice Chancellor of The Queen's University, Belfast and Vice Chancellor of the University of Khartoum. He is a Doctor of Letters at Dublin and a Doctor of Laws at Belfast. He has also been President of the Classical Association of England, the Virgil Society and the Royal Numismatic Society, and is a Medallist of the American Numismatic Society. He lives and writes in Italy.show more

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