The Greeks, An Illustrated History

The Greeks An Illustrated History by Diane Cline
Diane Cline provides a lush, comprehensive history of Ancient Greece

On the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great, Professor Diane Cline's lavishly illustrated reference, The Greeks, An Illustrated History, about ancient Greece presents the amazing history through gripping stories; the rise and fall of the phenomenal empire; the powerful legacy left by ancient Greece for the modern world; and the new discoveries shedding light on these ancient people that are still so much with us. Included are fascinating insights into Greek island living, ancient social networking, and the extreme priority Greeks placed on athletic competition (warring city-states declared truces during the Olympic games). A stunning treasure, this lushly-illustrated, uniquely comprehensive and accessible history of Ancient Greece is perfect for anyone interested in the origins of our modern world.