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The Birth of Classical Europe : A History from Troy to Augustine
by Simon Price and Peter Thonemann


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An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians; the first volume in the Penguin History of Europe
The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives.  Read more...


 
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Overview

An innovative and intriguing look at the foundations of Western civilization from two leading historians; the first volume in the Penguin History of Europe
The influence of ancient Greece and Rome can be seen in every aspect of our lives. From calendars to democracy to the very languages we speak, Western civilization owes a debt to these classical societies. Yet the Greeks and Romans did not emerge fully formed; their culture grew from an active engagement with a deeper past, drawing on ancient myths and figures to shape vibrant civilizations.
In The Birth of Classical Europe, the latest entry in the much-acclaimed Penguin History of Europe, historians Simon Price and Peter Thonemann present a fresh perspective on classical culture in a book full of revelations about civilizations we thought we knew. In this impeccably researched and immensely readable history we see the ancient world unfold before us, with its grand cast of characters stretching from the great Greeks of myth to the world-shaping Caesars. A landmark achievement, The Birth of Classical Europe provides insight into an epoch that is both incredibly foreign and surprisingly familiar.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780143120452
  • ISBN-10: 014312045X
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Publish Date: December 2011
  • Page Count: 397
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.38 x 5.55 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.83 pounds


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