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By Victor Parker

A heritage of Greece: 130030 BC, bargains a finished advent to the foundational political heritage of Greece, from the overdue Mycenaean Age via to the demise of Cleopatra VII, the final Hellenistic monarch of Egypt.

  • Introduces textual and archaeological facts utilized by historians to reconstruct old occasions in the course of Greece’s Bronze, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic periods
  • Reveals the political and social constitution of the Greek international within the past due Mycenaean interval (thirteenth century BC) via research of the Linear B capsules, the oldest surviving documents in Greek
  • Features various references to unique resource fabrics, together with a variety of fragmentary papyri, inscriptions, cash, and different literary sources
  • Provides large insurance of the Hellenistic interval, and covers parts excluded from such a lot Greek background texts, together with the Greek West
  • Features sensible use of illustrations all through, and considers teachers’ instructing wishes via structuring the later sections to facilitate instructing a parallel direction in Roman History
  • Balances scholarship with a reader-friendly method of create an available creation to the political background of 1 of such a lot notable old civilizations and complex classes of global history

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