Voices of Ancient Greece and Rome

Voices of Ancient Greece and Rome : Contemporary Accounts of Daily Life

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Collecting documents culled from the writings of ancient Greek and Roman authors, this book provides a glimpse of what life was like in ancient times and illustrates the relevance of these long-ago civilizations to modern life. * Over 40 documents, excerpted from the writings of ancient Greek and Roman authors, such as Plutarch's description of the banishment from Athens of a just man * A timeline of the ancient Greco-Roman world provides a chronology of important events * A glossary containing descriptions/definitions of many Greek and Roman words and terms, such as "strategos"show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 268 pages
  • 220.98 x 279.4 x 25.4mm | 1,043.26g
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 5
  • 0313387389
  • 9780313387388
  • 1,904,668

About David Matz

David Matz is professor of classical languages at St. Bonaventure University, NY. He has authored six books on Greek and Roman history and culture.show more

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"This volume, using excerpts from ancient primary documents, brings the people of ancient Greece and Rome to life." - Library Media Connection "This volume will well serve students taking introductory classics courses. It will be a fun addition to the bookshelf of anyone interested in Greek and Roman history." - Library Journalshow more