A History of the Classical World: The Story of Ancient Greece and Rome (Hardcover)
This richly illustrated hardback chronicles the rise and fall of the ancient Greek and Roman empires, accompanied by full-color images of artifacts, artwork, maps and more.From palace-based societies in Minoan Crete to the Germanic invasion of Rome, this beautiful jacketed hardback tells the story of these classical civilizations, covering their political development, the rise of the city state and the growth of their empires. Also included are insights into the architectural, artistic and cultural impact of early Greece and Rome and vignettes of key political and cultural figures. Accompanied by feature boxes, maps and superb photographs this is a fascinating introduction to the two great empires that shaped the modern world. ABOUT THE SERIES: Sirius Visual Reference Library brings together wonderfully illustrated reference guides on scientific and historical topics, made bold and fascinating through full-color maps, timelines, photographs, feature boxes and other visual elements.