A History of Greece (Palgrave Essential Histories Series) by Nicholas Doumanis

By Nicholas Doumanis

Greek-speaking humans have occupied the Aegean zone constantly because the Bronze Age, whereas Greek tradition has been a function of the jap Mediterranean relationship again to the Age of Alexander. yet what do Greeks at the present time have in universal with Homer, Plato and Aristotle? What are the hyperlinks among the folks who equipped the Parthenon and people who presently preserve it? Drawing at the newest learn into historical, medieval and sleek historical past, Nicholas Doumanis offers clean and hard insights into Greek background given that early antiquity. Taking a transnational method, Doumanis argues that the resilience of Greek tradition has very much to do with its continuous interplay with different cultures during the centuries.

Ideal for the undergraduate pupil, or somebody prepared to determine extra approximately Greek heritage, A historical past of Greece offers a distinct and interesting account of the fortunes and plenty of ameliorations of Greek tradition and society, from the earliest occasions to the current.

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