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This brief, chronological survey provides students with an introduction to the histories of the Near East, Greece, and Rome from roughly 3000 B.C. until A.D. 500. Succinct enough to be used with supplements, the coverage is carefully balanced between narrative and interpretation, highlighting historians' varying viewpoints on issues of the past. Throughout, special attention is paid to connections between the cultures of the Near East including Mesopotamia and Egypt and Graeco-Roman civilization. This 8th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest scholarship on the ancient western world, as well as new timelines and pedagogical enhancements to assist students in their study.
Table of Contents
|List of Illustrations||p. ix|
|List of Maps||p. x|
|List of Biographical Sketches||p. xi|
|List of Time Lines||p. xii|
|The Ancient Near East|
|From Stone Age to Civilization||p. 7|
|The Diffusion of Near Eastern Civilization||p. 48|
|Suggested Readings||p. 65|
|Crete, Mycenae, and the Dark Age||p. 73|
|The Rise of Classical Greece||p. 85|
|The Zenith and Transformation of Classical Greece||p. 103|
|Literature and Philosophy in Greece||p. 115|
|The Culture of the Golden Age||p. 131|
|The Hellenistic Age||p. 147|
|Suggested Readings||p. 165|
|The Rise of Rome||p. 175|
|The Principate||p. 196|
|The Spiritual Metamorphosis||p. 216|
|The Dominate||p. 226|
|The Waning of the Western Empire||p. 245|
|Suggested Readings||p. 258|
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