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The civilisation of Greece and Rome

Benjamin Farrington

The civilisation of Greece and Rome

by Benjamin Farrington

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Published by V. Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Civilization, Greco-Roman.,
    • Greece -- Civilization.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Benjamin Farrington.
      SeriesThe New people"s library,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDE71 .F3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination95 p.
      Number of Pages95
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6381616M
      LC Control Number39001100
      OCLC/WorldCa2142562

        An attempt is made to trace the development of military organisation, tactics and armament in Greece and Italy from the 8th century BC, when civilisation once more began to emerge in Greece, until the onset of the second dark age when the Roman empire in the West collapsed. Both Greece and Rome had to face the supreme : Pen & Sword Books Limited. I think it is the great antiquity – and the fact that it is so alien to western civilisation. Greece and Rome somehow feel more familiar, whereas Ancient Egypt seems very different, with its animal-headed gods and its tombs; it is something about that combination of antiquity and mystery that is endlessly appealing.

        Right, ancient Greece and Rome were actually quite diverse and the concept of “whiteness” didn’t have much meaning thousands of years ago. Race, as we know it, is a Author: Sean Illing. See Mrs. Golub for username and password information. Use Ancient and Medieval History Online to e xplore the pre-modern world that targets Africa, the Americas, Asia, Egypt, Europe, Greece, Mesopotamia and Rome. Britannica Online and World Book Online may also be helpful online databases to use for this research project.

      AFTERLIFE. The Greeks and Romans believed in the existence of life after death. However, neither civilization had specific religious teachings about the afterlife. Instead, many of the Greek and Roman ideas about the afterlife developed from ancient myths, the works of writers and philosophers, and the sayings of oracles*. A collection of essays that provide information about the ancient Mediterranean civilizations of Greece and Rome, providing a chronological survey of the period from the early first millennium B.C. to the late fifth century A.D., and covering the topics of geography, population, food and agriculture, technology, and government and society.


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