The Rise of the Greeks by Michael Grant

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An examination of ancient Greek civilisation, which attempts to uncover the epoch between 1000 and 494 BC, including the Homeric Age. Grant examines the rise of the Greeks during this period, discussing artistic achievement and the economic and social roles of women and slaves.
 

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Published January 1, 1987 by Charles Scribner's Sons. 391 pages
Genres: History, Travel, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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In the mystery religion of Eleusis, a colony of Athens, cult members acted out the rape of Persephone in torchlit ceremonies, while worshippers shouted obscenities and huge models of genitals were dis

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