Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks
By (author) Robert Garland
Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks by Robert Garland
Book DescriptionDrawing on the most recent scholarship, this engaging, accessible volume brings ancient Greek society -- from food and drink to literacy, the plight of the elderly, the treatment of slaves, and much more -- vividly to life; it also explores the mentalities and morals of ordinary ancient Greek citizens at all societal levels. Over forty illustrations are included, as are maps, a chronology, a glossary of Greek terms, and suggestions for further reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872209565
(155mm x 230mm x 565mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert Garland
Athens Burning, Paperback (February 2017)
Aimed at students and scholars of ancient history, this highly accessible book will fascinate anyone interested in the burgeoning fields of refugee and diaspora studies.
Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks, Paperback (March 2014)
A vivid, engaging, and colorful description of life in Ancient Greece from the perspective of ordinary people.
Ancient Greece, Hardback (October 2013)» View all books by Robert Garland
Did Greeks share our notion of romantic love? Why was it more desirable to be a slave than a day labourer? Were they really more cultivated than we are? This title features a portrait of ancient Greece in which the daily lives of ordinary people come alive: men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor.
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Author Biography - Robert Garland
Robert Garland is Roy D. and Margaret B. Wooster Professor of the Classics, Colgate University.
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