Athens and Sparta by Anton Powell
Constructing Greek Political and Social History from 478 BC

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Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative.
This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy over the truthfulness of Thucydides, and fresh material on the representation of Athenian women in vase painting.

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Anton Powell is a leading author of books on the ancient Greeks for young readers. "Building glistening temples or warring with Sparta was not always 'ancient history.' It was once breaking news-and that is how it is told in THE GREEK NEWS."
Published September 11, 2002 by Routledge. 481 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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