Greek History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Greece, from the Bronze Age through Classical Antiquity to Modern Greece

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Greek History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Greece, from the Bronze Age through Classical Antiquity to Modern Greece - Captivating History

Greek History: A Captivating Guide to the History of Greece, from the Bronze Age through Classical Antiquity to Modern Greece

De (autor): Anonim


If you want to discover the captivating history of Greece, then keep reading...Three captivating manuscripts in one book: History of Greece: A Captivating Guide to Greek History, Starting from the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece Through the Classical and Hellenistic Period to the Modern EraClassical Greece: A Captivating Guide to an Era in Ancient Greece That Strongly Influenced Western Civilization, Starting from the Persian Wars and Rise of Athens to the Death of Alexander the GreatModern Greece: A Captivating Guide to the History of Greece, Starting from the Greek War of Independence Through the Balkan Wars, World War I and II, to the PresentThe ancient Greeks loom large in legend and lore. In ancient myth, names such as Hercules, Achilles, and Prometheus scream out to us from the primordial past. Who are these strange, mysterious figures? More importantly, who were they to the Greeks? Greek mythology provides a key to Greek culture itself.The Greeks always valued noble virtues such as courage and strength, which was reflected in their ancient mythologies. And these same strains of character can be seen interwoven throughout Greek history itself. Even when the chips were down, the Greeks stood strong against insurmountable odds.The Greeks battled Persians, Macedonians, Romans, and Ottomans, and although they didn't always win the wars of the battlefield, they almost always won over the hearts and minds of the conquered and conquerors alike. Greek culture was so strong that it was passed around the world like a valued commodity by whoever just so happened to come into contact with it.Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include: Ancient Greek mythologyThe rise of Greek city-states and democracyAncient Greek warfareAlexander the Great and the Hellenistic eraGreco-Roman cultureThe Byzantine EmpireGreece under Ottoman ruleGreek independence20th-century GreeceModern GreeceAnd more!Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this book include: The structure of poleis and their politicsWomen's rights, or the lack of themOligarchy, tyranny, and democracy through the lens of the ancient worldHow Greek poleis won their autonomyWhy Athens rose to powerHow the Greeks educated their youngWhat the relationship between the people and the gods was likeHow tragedy and comedy shaped popular opinionWhy Sparta and Athens fought the Peloponnesian WarHow a kingdom in the north, Macedon, came to dominate the whole of GreeceThe conquest of Alexander the GreatSome of
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If you want to discover the captivating history of Greece, then keep reading...Three captivating manuscripts in one book: History of Greece: A Captivating Guide to Greek History, Starting from the Bronze Age in Ancient Greece Through the Classical and Hellenistic Period to the Modern EraClassical Greece: A Captivating Guide to an Era in Ancient Greece That Strongly Influenced Western Civilization, Starting from the Persian Wars and Rise of Athens to the Death of Alexander the GreatModern Greece: A Captivating Guide to the History of Greece, Starting from the Greek War of Independence Through the Balkan Wars, World War I and II, to the PresentThe ancient Greeks loom large in legend and lore. In ancient myth, names such as Hercules, Achilles, and Prometheus scream out to us from the primordial past. Who are these strange, mysterious figures? More importantly, who were they to the Greeks? Greek mythology provides a key to Greek culture itself.The Greeks always valued noble virtues such as courage and strength, which was reflected in their ancient mythologies. And these same strains of character can be seen interwoven throughout Greek history itself. Even when the chips were down, the Greeks stood strong against insurmountable odds.The Greeks battled Persians, Macedonians, Romans, and Ottomans, and although they didn't always win the wars of the battlefield, they almost always won over the hearts and minds of the conquered and conquerors alike. Greek culture was so strong that it was passed around the world like a valued commodity by whoever just so happened to come into contact with it.Some of the topics covered in part 1 of this book include: Ancient Greek mythologyThe rise of Greek city-states and democracyAncient Greek warfareAlexander the Great and the Hellenistic eraGreco-Roman cultureThe Byzantine EmpireGreece under Ottoman ruleGreek independence20th-century GreeceModern GreeceAnd more!Some of the topics covered in part 2 of this book include: The structure of poleis and their politicsWomen's rights, or the lack of themOligarchy, tyranny, and democracy through the lens of the ancient worldHow Greek poleis won their autonomyWhy Athens rose to powerHow the Greeks educated their youngWhat the relationship between the people and the gods was likeHow tragedy and comedy shaped popular opinionWhy Sparta and Athens fought the Peloponnesian WarHow a kingdom in the north, Macedon, came to dominate the whole of GreeceThe conquest of Alexander the GreatSome of
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