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The Life of Greece (The Story of Civilization, Vol. 2)

by Will Durant

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by MJF Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sale Adult - History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Civilization,
  • World - General,
  • Sale Books

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages754
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8673333M
    ISBN 101567310133
    ISBN 109781567310139

    The Life of Homer, whose unknown author is referred to as Pseudo-Herodotus, is one among several ancient biographies of the Greek epic poet, is distinguished from the others by the fact that it contains, in its first lines, the claim to have been compiled by the early historian Herodotus. Herodotus of Halicarnassus wrote the following history of Homer's background, upbringing and. © Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, All Rights Reserved. Site Design Dionne Katinas | Site Development by Tinetrix, Inc. | Payments securely processed by.

    He describes real life in Greece at the point where the working-class meets the underworld, before the Second World War. The writing is raw, straightforward – not lyrical or poetical in a stylistic way, but poetical in a cultural way: it’s about the way he lived his life. How is he remembered in Greece? The book is not very well-known.   The life of Greece: being a history of Greek civilization from the beginnings, and of civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman conquest ; with an introduction on the prehistoric culture of Crete by Durant, Will, Pages:

    I shouldn’t complain but this was an exhausting book. Largely it is because of its subject’s peripatetic life. The book is a travelogue combined with Who’s Who in European Royalty. Princess Alice spent her life traveling from place to place, troubled, broke, ill, and mostly aimless. Her identity vacillated from exiled Greek princess to /5. The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader.. The series was written over a span of more than five decades. It totals four million words across nea pages, with 2 further books in production at the time of the authors' deaths. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers Author: Will Durant, Ariel Durant.


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The Life of Greece (The Story of Civilization, Vol. 2) by Will Durant Download PDF EPUB FB2

The second volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 chronicles the history of ancient Greek civilization.

Here Durant tells the whole story of Greece, from the days of Crete's vast Aegean empire to the final extirpation of the last remnants of Greek liberty, crushed under the heel of an implacably forward-marching Rome/5(67).

After Our Oriental Heritage, The Life of Greece is the second book of the ginormous 11 volume History of Civilization. This book covers the ancient Greece and Hellenistic Near East until the Roman conquest.

All the glorious Greece comes to life in this enjoyable, interesting and colorful read with never a /5. The Life of Greece Hardcover – January 1, by Will Durant (Author)5/5(2). Yet a major theme in this book is that every Greece has a Macedon: that when a society becomes culturally advanced, it also becomes weak, decadent, and ripe for barbarian conquest.

In the first book in this series Durant observed that civilization must keep its powder dry; this could serve as the theme of this work as well/5(67). The Life of Greece Being a History of Greek Civilization from the beginnings, and of Civilization in the Near East from the death of Alexander, to the Roman Conquest; with an Introduction on the Prehistoric Culture of Crete.

Will Durant. The Life of Greece 3. Caesar and Christ 4. The Age of Faith 5. The Renaissance 6. The Reformation 7. The Age of Reason Begins 8. The Age of Louis XIV BOOK II: THE RISE OF GREECE: – B.C.

Chronological Table Chapter IV. SPARTA I. The Environment of Greece II. Argos III. Laconia 1. The Expansion of Sparta4/5(32). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel).

A champion of human rights issues, such as the brotherhood of man and social reform, long before such issues were popular, Durant’s writing still educates and entertains readers around the world. The second volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize - winning series The Story of Civilization.

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Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit. The second volume in The Story of Civilization, of which Our Oriental Heritage,was the first.

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Simon & Schuster. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. By purchasing books through this website, you. Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people--men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency, the plight of the elderly, the.

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The second volume of Will Durant’s Pulitzer Prize–winning series, The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 chronicles the history of ancient Greek Durant tells the whole story of Greece, from the days of Crete’s vast Aegean empire to the final extirpation of the last remnants of Greek liberty, crushed under the heel of an implacably forward-marching Rome.

The second volume of Will Durant's Pulitzer Prize-winning series, The Life of Greece: The Story of Civilization, Volume 2 chronicles the history of ancient Greek civilization. Here Durant tells the whole story of Greece, from the days of Crete's vast aegean empire to the final extirpation of the last remnants of Greek liberty, crushed under the.Both the modern books I chose trace through the legacy of ancient Greece: what Greek authors and Greek ideas have meant, and may still mean.

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