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The birth of classical Europe

a history from Troy to Augustine
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Viking , New York
StatementSimon Price and Peter Thonemann
ContributionsThonemann, Peter
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD80 .P73 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24412616M
ISBN 139780670022472
LC Control Number2010034578
OCLC/WorldCa650210751

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The authors focus on Greek history and then move on to Rome. They do not spend a lot of time on the civilizations of Mesopotamia, the Ancient Near East, and Egypt.

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