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
The Life of Greece
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Authors: Durant, Will, 1885-1981
Statement of Responsibility: by Will Durant
Title: 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
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1939
Characteristics: xviii, 754 p., [24] leaves of plates : ill., maps (on lining papers) ; 26 cm.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 673-707) and index
Contents: Aegean prelude: 3500-1000 BC: Chronological table
Before Agamemnon
Heroic age
Rise of Greece: 1000-480 BC: Chronological table - -Sparta
Great migration
Greeks in the West
Gods of Greece
Common culture of early Greece
Struggle for freedom
Golden age: 480-399 BC: Chronological table
Pericles and the democratic experiment
Work and wealth in Athens
Morals and manners of the Athenians
Art of Periclean Greece
Advancement of learning
Conflict of philosophy and religion
Literature of the golden age
Suicide of Greece
Decline and fall of Greek freedom: 399-322 BC: Chronological table
Letters and arts in the fourth century
Zenith of philosophy
Hellenistic Dispersion: 322-146 BC: Chronological table
Greece and Macedon
Hellenism and the Orient
Egypt and the West
Art of the dispersion
Climax of Greek science
Surrender of philosophy
Coming of Rome
Epilogue: Our Greek heritage
Glossary of foreign words
Restrictions on Access: Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated
Subject Headings: Greece Civilization Greece History
Research Call Number: *R Pforz (Greece) Durant 1939
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