Ancient Greece, Second Edition by Thomas R.  Martin audiobook

Ancient Greece, Second Edition: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times

By Thomas R. Martin
Read by Patrick Cullen

Blackstone Publishing 9780300160055

Unabridged

Format: Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781538474921

  • ISBN: 9781538474914

  • ISBN: 9781538474938

Runtime: 12.99 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/History
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century BC. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general readers alike.

Now in its second edition, this classic work now features updates throughout.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A limpidly written, highly accessible, and comprehensive history…This concise but wide-ranging narrative…[is] a highly readable account of ancient Greece, particularly useful as an introductory or review text for the student or the general reader.” Kirkus Reviews, praise for the first edition
“A polished and informative work that will be useful for general readers and students.” Daniel Tompkins, Temple University

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Author

Author Bio: Thomas R. Martin

Author Bio: Thomas R.  Martin

Thomas R. Martin is an American historian and professor at the College of the Holy Cross where he holds the chair “Jeremiah O’Connor” in the Department of Classics at the College of the Holy Cross in Massachusetts, where he teaches courses on Athenian democracy, Hellenism, and the Roman Empire. His publications include Herodotus and Sima Qian, The Making of the West, and Sovereignty and Coinage in Classical Greece. He has contributed to documentaries produced by the History Channel about Roman history, especially to the series Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire. He earned a BA degree in classics summa cum laude from Princeton University, an MA and PhD in Classical philology from Harvard University, with graduate work at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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Details

Details

Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 12.99
Audience: Adult
Language: English