Pictoral History of Greece Author:Thomas Spelios GREECE! Here, for the first time, is the complete history of this magnificent civilization, in 1,000 richly evocative pictures and a complete and informative text, from its beginnings to the present day. It is a noble and dramatic story, and also an essential one for anyone who would understand the foundations of Western culture: The Greek lega... more »cy in art, literature, sculpture, architecture, philosophy, and government is the most monumental the world knows.
GREECE! Here is the story of Homer, Aeschylus, Sophocles, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Pericles, Alexander the Great, Spartacus, Constantine the Great, Venizelos, Kazantzakis, and scores of others - the story of the ten-year Trojan War, of three hundred courageous Spartans standing against a reputed million Persians at Thermopylae, of Athenian military genius at Marathon, and of the tragic Peloponnesian War - of bravery, glory, and internecine warfare...« less