CAIRO BOOKS's Description
The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely influential on the
language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science and arts of
Western culture. As well as instigating itself as the birthplace of the
Olympics, Ancient Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology
and the beautiful architecture- to which thousands of tourists flock every year.
This entertaining guide introduces readers to the amazing world of the Ancient
Greeks. It offers a complete rundown of Greek history alongside fascinating
insights into daily life in Ancient Greece and a captivating overview of Greek
mythology. Readers will discover how this ancient culture came to be the
cornerstone of Western civilisation and the enormous influence it has had on
our language, politics, education, philosophy, science, arts and sport. The
history of Ancient Greece remains a wide topic of interest, particularly
renowned for its influential and diverse culture This basic guide will allow
greater access to this vibrant area of study, and provide a distinct and
light-hearted approach to this vast area history Covers dozens of topics,
including; the early civilisations, war & fighting, home & family, day-to-day
life and much, much more!
About the author
Steve Batchelor is a lecturer in Classics at Richmond College and has been
teaching ancient history for 10 years. He has written reviews for various
publications, including History Today , and he has also been involved in
running guided historical tours of Greece.