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The Will of Zeus: A History of Greece from the Origins of Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander
The Will of Zeus A History of Greece from the Origins of Hellenic Culture to the Death of Alexander Author:Stringfellow Barr "...unusual and stimulating..." -Chicago Tribune — "...not merely an absorbing book; it is an exciting one as well." -Saturday Review — THE WILL OF ZEUS is a history of Greece that memorably records its words and deeds and finds a haunting resonance in the events of our own critical times. Because the author h... more »as placed himself imaginatively in each period of Greek history as he narrates it, the great political, military, intellectual, and artistic achievements of Hellas unfold with dramatic suspense. And although he has carefully documented his statements, he has dared to recount the story of a great civilization in a prose that echoes the power and beauty of the poets and statesmen and thinkers whom call up as witnesses.
THE WILL OF ZEUS is one of those rare works of history that makes an entire epoch live again.« less