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By Nicholas Doumanis

Greek-speaking humans have occupied the Aegean area consistently because the Bronze Age, whereas Greek tradition has been a characteristic of the japanese Mediterranean relationship again to the Age of Alexander. yet what do Greeks at the present time have in universal with Homer, Plato and Aristotle? What are the hyperlinks among the folk who equipped the Parthenon and people who presently preserve it? Drawing at the most up-to-date study into historic, medieval and sleek background, Nicholas Doumanis offers clean and difficult insights into Greek background in view that early antiquity. Taking a transnational technique, Doumanis argues that the resilience of Greek tradition has greatly to do with its continuous interplay with different cultures during the centuries.

Ideal for the undergraduate pupil, or a person prepared to determine extra approximately Greek historical past, A heritage of Greece offers a different and interesting account of the fortunes and lots of differences of Greek tradition and society, from the earliest occasions to the current.

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