History of Greek Culture by Jacob Burckhardt
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History of Greek Culture
By Jacob Burckhardt

History of Greek Culture

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History of Greek Culture by Jacob Burckhardt

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This monumental work by a distinguished European scholar presents a scrupulously realistic approach to ancient Greek civilization. Burckhardt explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy, science, and oratory. 80 photographs, 25 black-and-white illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486420967
ISBN-10: 0486420965
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 25mm)
Pages: 448
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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