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it was amazing 5.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Burrell and Connolly take us to opening night for a play by Euripides, the first Olympic Games, Alexander the Great's last battle, the rebuilding of the Acropolis, and through the whole fascinating history of ancient Greece. The Greeks covers the centuries from the Minoans to the breakup of Alexander's empire and the conquest of Greece by Rome. Especially geared for the ...more
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 30th 1998 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published August 9th 1990)
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Jul 06, 2010 Clare rated it it was amazing
Along with The Romans, also by Burrell, this was one of the formative books of my childhood. I read it over and over, studied the gorgeous illustrations, and immersed myself in the world of Ancient Greece.
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