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The Birth of Classical Europe A History from Troy to Augustine

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In the latest entry in the Penguin History of Europe series, which spans from Troy to Augustine, historians Price and Thonemann present a fresh perspective on classical culture in a book full of revelations about civilizations we thought we knew.

Author Biography

Simon Price is a former lecturer at the University of Oxford, where he taught Greek and Roman history.
Peter Thonemann has taught Greek and Roman history at Wadham College, Oxford, since 2007.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresp. vi
List of Mapsp. x
List of Platesp. xiii
Acknowledgementsp. xvii
Introductionp. 3
The Aegean World: Minoans, Mycenaeans and Trojans: C. 1750-1100 bcp. 11
The Mediterranean, the Levant and Middle Europe: 1100-800 bcp. 45
Greece, Phoenicians and the Western Mediterranean: 800-480 bcp. 77
Greece, Europe and Asia: 480-334 bcp. 113
Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World: 334-146 bcp. 145
Rome, Carthage and the West: 500-146 bcp. 175
Rome, Italy and Empire: 146 bc-ad 14p. 217
The Roman Empire: ad 14-284p. 257
The Later Roman Empire: ad 284-425p. 301
Further Readingp. 335
Date Chartp. 347
Indexp. 357
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