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Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece, Updated Edition
  • Authored by: Lesley Adkins and Roy A. Adkins
  • From the Series: Handbook to Life
  • Trim Size: 7-3/8 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816056595
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-5659-0
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $70.00
  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 01/01/2005
  • Dewey Number: 938
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 528


Written by two successful and practicing archaeologists, Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece, Updated Edition encompasses all aspects of ancient Greek life—from the beginnings of the Minoan civilization in Crete to the final defeat by the Roman world in 30 BCE. Organized in the highly accessible format of the Handbook to Life series, this lively reference provides an authoritative look at this ancient culture.

The updated edition brings this valuable book completely up to date, including information from the countless books and journals published on the subject since 1995, as well as 30 new images and maps. An important update to the subject, this comprehensive resource covers all aspects of life in this ancient civilization.

Coverage includes government, religion, music, art and visual culture, architecture, literature, warfare, commerce, exploration, science, education, and daily life.


190 black-and-white photographs and illustrations. 23 maps and line illustrations. Index. Bibliography. Timeline.

About the Author(s)

Lesley Adkins holds a degree in archaeology, ancient history, and Latin, and an M.Phil for research into ancient settlement patterns. Roy A. Adkins holds a degree in archaeology.

Their numerous books include Facts On File’s Dictionary of Roman Religion, The Keys of Egypt, and The Handbook of British Archaeology.

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