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Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece – Ancient Greek Civilization Books PDF
Adkins, Lesley and Roy A. Adkins
Facts On File 1997 Dewey Dec. 938
“Written by two successful and practicing archaeologists, ‘Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece’ encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life—from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the final defeat by the Roman world in 30 BCE. Organized in the highly accessible format of the ‘Handbook to Life’ series, this lively reference provides an authoritative look at this ancient culture. Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, architecture, literature, warfare, commerce, exploration, science, education, and daily life.” -Publisher
Contents: Civilization, city-states and empires — Rulers and leaders — Military affairs — Geography of the Greek world — Economy, trade and transport — Towns and countryside — Written evidence — Religion and mythology — Art, science and philosophy — Everyday life. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history pdf.
Spartans: The World of the Warrior-Heroes of Ancient Greece, From Utopia to Crisis and Collapse – Greek Civilization PDF
Overlook 2003 Dewey Dec. 938
“‘The Spartans’ is a compelling narrative that explores the culture and civilization of the most famous “warrior people”: the Spartans of ancient Greece, by the world’s leading expert in the field. Sparta has often been described as the original Utopia–a remarkably evolved society whose warrior heroes were forbidden any other trade, profession, or business. As a people, the Spartans were the living exemplars of such core values as duty, discipline, the nobility of arms in a cause worth dying for, sacrificing the individual for the greater good of the community (illustrated by their role in the battle of Thermopylae), and the triumph of will over seemingly insuperable obstacles–qualities that today are frequently believed to signify the ultimate heroism.” -Publisher. Greek civilization pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
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Davies, J.L. & D.J. Vaughan, transl.
MacMillan 1907 Dewey Dec. 938
“Essentially an inquiry into morality, the ‘Republic’ is the central work of the Western world’s most famous philosopher. Containing crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy, it is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for ordinary readers, who are carried along by the wit and intensity of the dialogue and by Plato’s unforgettable images of the human condition.”
“Plato was born c. 427 B.C. in Athens, Greece, to an aristocratic family very much involved in political government. Pericles, famous ruler of Athens during its golden age, was Plato’s stepfather. Plato was well educated and studied under Socrates, with whom he developed a close friendship. When Socrates was publically executed in 399 B.C., Plato finally distanced himself from a career in Athenian politics, instead becoming one of the greatest philosophers of Western civilization. Plato extended Socrates’s inquiries to his students, one of the most famous being Aristotle.” -Publisher. History in Ancient Greece. Greek civilization pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
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Stories from Herodotus: A Panorama of Events and Peoples of the Ancient World – History in Ancient Greece PDF
Downey, Glanville, ed.
Dutton 1965 Dewey Dec. 938
“Over 2,000 years ago, a Greek named Herodotus wrote a book that became not only the first one of the greatest of all modern histories, ‘Historia’ (Greek for Inquiries). It had two main themes: The first was a description of the known world, as seen by Herodotus in his wide travels. The second was the story of the Persian Wars, the struggle in which the independence of Greece was established. Because the conflict between Greece and Persia was so decisive for the history of western civilization, Glanville Downey has selected most of the stories for this book from that portion of Herodotus’ work. In his translation Dr. Downey effectively retains the artistic simplicity, the skill in portraiture, and the vivid description that have enabled Herodotus’ book to survive the ages and earn for him the title “The Father of History.” ” -Book jacket. Greek civilization book pdf, Ancient Greece history book pdf.
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The Complete History of Ancient Greece – Ancient Greek Civilization Book PDF
Nardo, Don, ed.
Greenhaven 2001 Dewey Dec. 938
“Almost an entire reference library unto itself, the Greenhaven ‘Complete History of Ancient Greece’ provides a uniquely detailed and comprehensive overview of all aspects of ancient Greek civilization. In concise, readable essays, some of the greatest classical scholars of the past half-century cover not only Greece’s crucial historical events and figures in a logical chronological progression, but also citizenship; Athenian democracy and other kinds of Greek government: law and justice; art, architecture, literature, science, and other cultural achievement; social customs, including the lives of women, children, and slaves: the gods and religious beliefs and customs: military weapons, affairs, and customs; and much more.” -Publisher. Greek civilization history book pdf, Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
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Encyclopedia of The Ancient Greek World – Ancient Greek History Book PDF
Facts on File 2005 Dewey Dec. 938
“From science to religion, politics to mathematics, and art to medicine, there are very few areas of our modern lives that are not in some way affected by classical Greece. ‘Encyclopedia of the Ancient Greek World’ provides interdisciplinary coverage of this influential civilization.” -Publisher. Ancient Greece history books pdf, Ancient Greek civilization book pdf.
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The Greeks: An Introduction to their Culture – Ancient Greece History Textbook PDF
Routledge 1995 Dewey Dec. 938
‘The Greeks’ “offers a lucid survey that: covers all the key elements of ancient Greek civilization from the age of Homer to the Hellenistic period; provides detailed discussions of the main trends in literature and drama, philosophy, art and architecture, with generous reference to original sources; places ancient Greek culture firmly in its political, social and historical context; includes a new chapter on ‘Religion and Social Life’. “The Greeks is an indispensable introduction for all students of Classics, and an invaluable guide for students of other disciplines who require a grounding in Greek civilization.” -Publisher
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Hellenistic Civilisation – Ancient Greece History Textbooks PDF
Meridian 1952 Dewey Dec. 938
“In this book a great twentieth-century historian of antiquity provides a comprehensive picture of the Hellenistic period, which covered the three centuries between the death of Alexander the Great and the establishment of the Roman Empire by Augustus. This was the period when the civilisation which had originated in Greece permeated the whole of the ancient world. Beginning with a historical outline of the era, Professor Tarn continues with brilliant descriptive and interpretive chapters on all aspects of Hellenistic life: political forms; social and economic conditions in the Greek cities; Hellenism in Asia and Egypt and its contacts with and influences on the Jews; and the status of trade, exploration, literature, learning, science, art, philosophy, and religion.” -Book cover
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History of Ancient Greece Books – Collection – Ancient Greece History PDF
About 110 free online books at the Internet Archive, resulting from a search for books on “History Ancient Greece”. Be patient as the page loads. Some books: History of Ancient Greece, Treasures of Ancient Greece, Technology of Ancient Greece, Empire of Ancient Greece, Women of Ancient Greece, Everyday Life in Ancient Greece, Ancient Greece Entertainment, Literature of Ancient Greece, Living in Ancient Greece, Pictorial History of Ancient Greece, Warrior Athletes of Ancient Greece, Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece, Slavery in Ancient Greece, Gods and Myths of Ancient Greece, Influential Figures of Ancient Greece, Ancient Greece and the Mediterranean, Going to War in Ancient Greece. Greek civilization pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
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History of Greece, Part 1 – Greek Civilization PDF
Part 3 – Ancient Greece History PDF
Putnam’s Sons 1888-1901
Part I: From the Earliest Times to the Ionian Revolt
Part II: From the Ionian Revolt to the Thirty Years’ Peace 500-445 BC
Part III: From the Thirty Years’ Peace to the Fall of the Thirty at Athens, 445-403 BC. Greek civilization history pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
Pericles and the Golden Age of Athens – Ancient Greek Civilization Books PDF
Putnam’s Sons 1891
“This sketch of the age of Pericles consists of two parts: in the first and larger part I have endeavoured to trace the growth of the Athenian empire and the causes which alienated Athens and Sparta; in the second I have given a brief account of the government, the art and literature, the society and manners of the Periclean Athens.” -Author’s Preface. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history pdf.
Hellenic Civilization – Ancient Greek Civilization Books PDF
Botsford, G.W. and Sihler, E. G., ed.
Columbia University 1915
“The aim of the series of which this volume forms a part [Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies] is two-fold. In the first place, its intention is to make accessible those sources of the history of Europe and of the near East which are of prime importance for the understanding of Western civilization. In the second place, both by the treatment of these texts and by special studies it covers the work of modern scholars in these fields. It is, therefore, a guide both to the original documents and to recent criticism.” -Preface. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history pdf.
From Homer to Theocritus: A Manual of Greek Literature – Greek Civilization PDF
Scribner’s Sons 1901
“This volume aims to present a concise but complete survey of the Greek literature of the classical period, extended so as to include the two branches of poetry, the New Comedy and the Idyll.” Author’s Preface. Greek civilization pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
Day in Old Athens: A Picture of Athenian Life – Greek Civilization PDF
Davis, William S.
Allyn and Bacon 1914
“This little book tries to describe what an intelligent person would see and hear in ancient Athens, if by some legerdemain he were translated to the fourth century B.C. and conducted about the city under competent guidance. The year 360 B.C. has been selected for the hypothetical time of this visit, not because of any special virtue in that date, but because Athens was then architecturally almost perfect, her civic and her social life seemed at their best, the democratic constitution held its vigor, and there were few outward signs of the general decadence which was to set in after the triumph of Macedon.” – Author’s Preface. Greek civilization pdf, ancient Greece pdf.
The Greek View of Life – Ancient Greece History Textbook PDF
Dickinson, G. Lowes
Intended as a general introduction to Greek literature and thought.
Contents: Greek view of religion – Greek view of the state – Greek view of the individual – Greek view of art. Ancient Greek civilization book pdf, Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
American Book 1910
In this volume, “religious antiquities, forms of revelation, and worship and belief are discussed in Part I from the standpoint of their religious significance…. Readers who are more interested in the content than in the form of Greek religion may pass from the Introduction directly to Parts II and III. Greek mythology finds no place in the discussion.” – Author’s Preface
Contents: Part I: Forms of religious belief and practice in Ancient Greece – Part II: Historical sketch of religion in Greece – Part III: Religion and other phases of life in Greece. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history book pdf.
Greek Imperialism – Ancient Greece History Textbook PDF
Ferguson, William S.
Houghton Mifflin 1913
“The book contains seven lectures. “In the first of them the main lines of imperial development in Greece are sketched. In the others I have tried to characterize, having regard rather to clearness than to novelty or completeness, the chief imperial growths which arose in Greece during the transformance of city-states from ultimate to constituent political units.” -Author’s Preface. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
The Greek Theater and its Drama – Ancient Greek Civilization Book PDF
Flickinger, Roy C.
University of Chicago 1918
Contents: The origin of tragedy – The origin of Comedy – The Greek theater – The influence of religious origin – the influence of Choral origin – the influence of actors – the influence of festival arrangements – the influence of physical conditions – the influence of national customs and ideas – the influence of theatrical machinery and dramatic conventions – Theatrical records. Ancient Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history book pdf.
A Source Book of Greek History – Ancient Greek History Textbook PDF
Fling, Fred M.
“It was my aim to make a collection of sources that would reflect the life and thought of the Greek people, and to some degree, the evolution of that life and thought. The Greeks are distinguished for their work in literature, art and philosophy”. -Author’s Preface
Contents: Primitive Greek society – Colonization – Unification of Greek life – The rise of Sparta and Athens – War with the Persians and with the Carthaginians – The supremacy of Athens – The Peloponnesian wars – Socrates and his teaching – The Spartan supremacy – The Theban Supremacy – Macedonia conquers the Greek states – The conquests of Alexander – The Achaean League. Ancient Greece history textbook pdf, Ancient Greek civilization book pdf.
A Handbook of Greek Archaeology – Ancient Greek Civilization PDF Books
Fowler, Harold N. et al.
American Book 1909
Contents: Study and progress of archaeology in modern times – Pre-Hellenic Greece – Architecture – Sculpture – Terracottas – Metal work (bronzes, silverware, jewelry) – Coins – Engraved gems – Vases – Painting and mosaic. Ancient Greece civilization book pdf.
Greek Athletic Sports and Festivals – Ancient Greek Civilization Book PDF
Gardiner, E. Norman
The first part is a continuous history of Greek athletics. The second part consists of chapters, each complete in itself, dealing with details of Greek athletics. Some chapter titles: The Stadium, The Foot-Race, Throwing the Diskos, Wrestling, Boxing. 190 illustrations. History of Greek culture, Ancient Greek civilization book pdf, ancient Greece history book pdf.
The Legacy of Greece – History of Ancient Greece Book PDF
Livingstone, R.W., ed.
Collected essays on Religion, Philosophy, Mathematics & Astronomy, Natural Science, Biology, Medicine, Literature, History, Political Thought, Art and Architecture. Ancient Greek civilization book pdf, Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
The Pageant of Greece – Ancient Greece History Textbook PDF
Livingstone, Richard W., ed.
“This book is intended for those who know no Greek, but wish to form some idea of its great writers and of what they wrote. It is meant for the ordinary educated reader, as well as for pupils at universities … It consists of selections from the greatest Greek writers, with such a sketch of their lives and works as may give an idea of what they were and did…. I have tried to piece the passages together in a continuous whole, and further, to trace the growth of Greek literature, and indicate the historical background in which it is set. [Readers] will follow in outline the most important part of that vast intellectual development which started with Homer and outlasted the Roman empire.” – Editor’s Preface. Ancient Greek civilization book pdf, ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
The Glory that was Greece: A Survey of Hellenic Culture and Civilization – Ancient Greece History Textbooks PDF
Contents: Introduction: Hellenism: The land and its people – Aegean civilisation – The heroic age – The ages of trasition – The grand century – The fourth century – The Macedonian world – Epilogue. Ancient Greece history textbooks pdf, Ancient Greece history pdf.
Readings in Greek History, from Homer to the Battle of Chaeronea: A Collection of Extracts from the Sources – Greek Civilization PDF
Thallon, Ida C.
Contents: The heroic age – The expansion of Greece – Religious leagues and festivals – Early tyranny – Early history of the Peloponnesus – Athens through the sixth century – The advance of Persia to the Aegean – Wars against Persia and Carthage – From the Persian to the Peloponnesian War – The Peloponnesian War – Athens after the Sicilian disaster – Spartan and Theban supremacies – The revival of Athens – The rise of Macedon. Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
Life in the Homeric Age – Ancient Greece History Book PDF
Thomas D. Seymour
This book is based upon the author’s study of Homeric poems.
Contents: Cosmography and geography – The Homeric state – Women and the family, education and recreation – Dress and decoration – House and furniture – Homeric food – Homeric property – Slavery and servitude – Trade and the crafts – Sea life and ships – Agriculture, plants, and trees – Animals, fishes, birds, and insects – Olympus and the gods – Hades and his realm – Temples, worship, and divination – The Troad – Homeric war – Homeric arms. Greek civilization books pdf, Ancient Greece history textbook pdf.
History of Greek Philosophy, from the Earliest Period to the Time of Socrates, Vol 1 – Ancient Greek Civilization Books PDF
Volume 2 – Ancient Greece Civilization Books PDF
Longmans, Green 1881
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The Greek Commonwealth: Politics & Economics in Fifth-Century Athens – Ancient Greek Civilization Books PDF
Zimmern, Alfred E.
Contents: Part I: Geography – Part II: Politics: The development of citizenship – The ideal of citizenship – Part III: Economics: The growing city – City economics – Imperial economics – Conclusion. Greek civilization books pdf, ancient Greece history books pdf.