3 Volumes
1,030 Pages
150+ Illustrations
Time Line
Personages Index
Category Index
Subject Index
Maps of Ancient Greece
Complete List of Contents
List of Literary Works
List of Historic Sites

The Peloponnesian Wars
Alexander the Great
Delphic Oracle
Olympic Games
The Parthenon

Other Elements
Publisher's Note
Table of Contents

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Ancient Greece
Editor: Thos. J. Sienkewicz, Monmouth College, IL
August 2006 · 3 volumes · 1,030 pages · 6"x9"

ISBN: 978-1-58765-281-3
Print List Price: $217

e-ISBN: 978-1-58765-412-1
eBook Single User Price: $217

Ancient Greece

A-Z coverage of 315 major personages, wars, political, and cultural subjects from Greece, from Homeric times through 31 B.C.E.

An A-Z survey of Greek history, culture, and civilization from its earliest archaeological remains until the Battle of Actium (31 B.C.E.), when Greek civilization merged with Roman to become Greco-Roman civilization.

Scope & Coverage
The 315 essays in this set include general overviews of art and architecture, daily life and customs, death and burial, education and training, government and law, language and literature, medicine and health, navigation and transportation, the performing arts, religion and ritual, science, settlements and social structure, sorts and entertainment, technology, trade and commerce, war and weapons, women's life and writing systems. Biographical entries cover statesmen, military leaders, writers, and philosophers. Descriptive entries examine literature, battles, and philosophical movements.

Organization & Format
Each entry includes a short list of additional resources for further study and a summation of the historical significance of the person, event, or topic. All three volumes contain a "Complete List of Contents." Appendixes include a time line, glossary, list of websites, list of literary works, and list of historic sites. Three indexes provide multiple access to the text: Category Index, Personages Index, and Subject Index. Fully illustrated.

Essays were previously published in such sets as Encyclopedia of the Ancient World, Great Events from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 C.E., and Great Lives from History: The Ancient World, Prehistory-476 C.E. All essays have standard top matter. New essays have been added to fill gaps in coverage, and have been updated. Detailed maps of ancient Greece in each volume's front matter, and more than 150 illustrations round out the set.

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