The Cambridge Ancient History
by J. B. Bury
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1928
Number of pages: 741
Cambridge Ancient History is designed as the first part of a continuous history of European peoples. Starting with the remote and dim beginnings, upoh which some new rays of light fall every year, the Ancient History will go down to the victory of Constantine the Great in AD. 324, the point at which the Medieval takes up the story.
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History, like Herakleitos' river, never stands still. This collection of essays shares a collective sense of discovery and a sparking of new ideas -- it is a welcome beginning to the reexploration of a fascinatingly complex age.
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Lucid and highly readable overview of a difficult and little understood aspect of Greek history: its public law, not just how it was structured but how it behaved in action. Perfect for university students and amateur historians.
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