The Founders of the Western World by Michael Grant

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  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Audio Adult: Other,
  • Unabridged Audio - History

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Book details

ContributionsNadia May (Contributor)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8105460M
ISBN 100786108266
ISBN 109780786108268
OCLC/WorldCa32022834

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The Founders of the Western World covers the rise and development of the Greeks, the Greek city states, classical Greece and its relations with Persia, Alexander and his successors, life in Hellenistic Greece, early Rome and the Etruscans, the Roman Republic and its imperial development, the Augustan age, Rome after Augustus, Constantine’s.

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Grant devotes some pages of text to the Greeks and 81 to the Romans; the remaining pages include seven appendixes on specialized topics, and a lengthy comparative table of dates.

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