By Konrad H. Kinzl
This spouse offers scholarly but available new interpretations of Greek background of the Classical interval, from the aftermath of the Persian Wars in 478 B.C. to the demise of Alexander the good in 323 B.C.
Topics lined diversity from the political and institutional constructions of Greek society, to literature, artwork, economics, society, conflict, geography and the environment.
Discusses the issues of studying many of the assets for the period.
Guides the reader in the direction of a broadly-based realizing of the heritage of the Classical Age.
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A Companion to the Classical Greek World (Blackwell Companions to the Ancient World) by Konrad H. Kinzl