9780742527911

Twelve Greeks and Romans Who Changed the World

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  • ISBN13:

    9780742527911

  • ISBN10:

    0742527913

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-05-01
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc

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Summary

As Richard vibrantly describes the contributions of the individuals, he details the historical context in which each lived, showing how these men influenced their world and ours.

Author Biography

Carl J. Richard is associate professor of history at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Introductionp. 1
Homer: Founder of Western Literaturep. 7
Thales: Founder of Western Sciencep. 17
Themistocles: Defender of Greek Civilizationp. 29
Pericles: Democratic Reformerp. 59
Plato: Founder of Western Philosophyp. 95
Alexander the Great: Disseminator of Greek Culturep. 115
Scipio Africanus: Defender of the Roman Republicp. 131
Julius Caesar: Destroyer of the Roman Republicp. 159
Cicero: Statesman, Philosopher, and Republican Martyrp. 179
Augustus: Founder of the Roman Empirep. 191
Paul of Tarsus: Christian Evangelistp. 215
Augustine: Christian Theologianp. 233
Brief Bibliographical Suggestions for General Readersp. 247
Photo Creditsp. 251
Index of Translations for Large Quotationsp. 253
Indexp. 255
About the Authorp. 259
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