Classics A Very Short Introduction

Author: Mary Beard
Editor: Oxford Paperbacks
ISBN: 9780192853851
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Explores the relationship between the contemporary world and the ancient one.
Classics: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 145
Authors: Mary Beard, John Henderson
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-02-24 - Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks

Explores the relationship between the contemporary world and the ancient one.
Classics
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Mary Beard, John Henderson
Categories: Civilization, Classical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Very Short Introduction offer stimulating, accessible introductions to a wide variety of subjects, demonstrating the finest contemporary thinking about their central problems and issues.
Classical Literature
Language: en
Pages: 135
Authors: William Allan
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

William Allan's Very Short Introduction provides a concise and lively guide to the major authors, genres, and periods of classical literature. Drawing upon a wealth of material, he reveals just what makes the 'classics' such masterpieces and why they continue to influence and fascinate today.
Classics
Language: en
Pages: 145
Authors: Mary Beard
Categories: Civilization, Classical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

This 'Very Short Introduction to Classics' links a haunting temple on a lonely mountainside to the glory of ancient Greece and the grandeur of Rome, and to Classics within modern culture - from Jefferson and Byron to Asterix and Ben-Hur.
Ancient Greece: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Paul Cartledge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Introduces major topics in ancient Greek civilization through the development of eleven characteristic city states, ranging from prehistoric Cnossos through Byzantion, and including the future Marseilles as well as Athens and Sparta.