New PDF release: An Introduction to the Ancient World

By L de Blois,Lukas De Blois,R. J. van der Spek,R.J. van der Spek

ISBN-10: 0415458269

ISBN-13: 9780415458269

ISBN-10: 0415458277

ISBN-13: 9780415458276

Integrating the result of scholarly paintings from the prior decade, the authors of An Introduction to the traditional World, Lukas de Blois and R.J. van der Spek, have fully-updated and revised all 16 chapters of this best-selling introductory textbook. overlaying the historical past and tradition of the traditional close to East, Greece and Rome in the framework of a quick narrative heritage of occasions, this book offers an simply readable, built-in review for college kids of background, classics, archaeology and philosophy, even if in school, at undergraduate point or one of the wider examining public.


This revised moment version deals a brand new part on early Christianity and extra particular info at the religions, economies, and societies of the traditional close to East. there's prolonged assurance of Greek, Macedonian and close to japanese historical past of the fourth to moment centuries BC and the historical past of the past due Roman Republic. the results of Julius Caesar’s violent dying are lined in additional element, as are the heritage and society of Imperial Rome.


This new version is:




  • comprehensive: covers 3,000 years of historical historical past and gives the foundation for a standard one-semester path



  • lavishly illustrated: includes maps, line drawings and plates to help and complement the textual content, with up to date captions



  • clearly and concisely written: validated and revered college lecturers with thirty years' event within the topic components



  • well-organized: lines the wide define of political heritage but in addition concentrates on specific themes



  • user-friendly: contains bankruptcy menus, an intensive and elevated bibliography equipped by means of topic sector and 3 appendices, a more robust advent and the addition of an epilogue.

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