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The Classical Greeks
Professor Grant tells his story through the lives of thirty-seven great historical figures. Choosing to focus on the leaders rather than limiting himself to the political and military history of Greece, this author adds a new dimension to one of history's most momentous periods.
Hardcover, 337 pages
Published December 31st 1989 by Scribner Book Company
(first published September 1st 1989)
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Michael Grant was an English classisist, numismatist, and author of numerous popular books on ancient history. His 1956 translation of Tacitus’s Annals of Imperial Rome remains a standard of the work. He once described himself as "one of the very few freelances in the field of ancient history: a rare phenomenon". As a popularizer, his hallmarks were his prolific output and his unwillingness to ove ...moreMore about Michael Grant...