Greece

Book Hotel

Book Rental Car

Calendars

Cheap Flights

History

Language

Maps

Music

Recipes

Towns and Cities
  Athens
  Iraklion
  Patras
  Thessaloniki
  More Greek Cities

Travel Guides

Weather

Links
   Greece Country Information
   Greek Recipes
   Travel Downloads
   Travel eBooks
   Travel Magazines
   More Links


 















































 
Travel Guide 2   >   Europe   >   Greece   >   History

   
 

Greek History


Here are some books about the history of Greece:


Comments about Greek History


Please share your comments about the history of Greece:

   


Books about Greek History


Disclosure: Products details and descriptions provided by Amazon.com. Our company may receive a payment if you purchase products from them after following a link from this website.

National Geographic The Greeks: An Illustrated History

By Diane Harris Cline

Cline Diane Harris
Released: 2016-06-07
Hardcover (224 pages)

National Geographic The Greeks: An Illustrated History
List Price: $30.00*
Lowest New Price: $19.71*
Lowest Used Price: $10.33*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • National Geographic the Greeks An Illustrated History
Product Description:
On the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great, this lavishly illustrated reference about ancient Greece presents the amazing history through gripping stories; the rise and fall of the phenomenal empire; the powerful legacy left by ancient Greece for the modern world; and the new discoveries shedding light on these ancient people that are still so much with us. Even today, Greek art and architecture dominate our cities; modern military strategists still study and employ Hellenic war tactics; Greek poetry, plays, and philosophy are widely read and enjoyed; and science, mathematics, medicine, and astronomy all build on the fundamentals of early Greek thinking. Included are fascinating insights into Greek island living, ancient social networking, and the extreme priority Greeks placed on athletic competition (warring city-states declared truces during the Olympic games). Learn of spectacular discoveries such as the Uluburun shipwreck, the earliest writing ever found in Europe, and buried palaces. A stunning treasure, this lushly-illustrated, uniquely comprehensive and accessible history of Ancient Greece is perfect for anyone interested in the origins of our modern world.

A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture

By Sarah B. Pomeroy, Walter Donlan & David Tandy

Oxford University Press
Paperback (416 pages)

A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture
List Price: $54.95*
Lowest New Price: $43.53*
Lowest Used Price: $32.09*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Written by five leading authorities on the classical world, A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture, Third Edition, is a shorter version of the authors' highly successful Ancient Greece: A Political, Social, and Cultural History, Third Edition (OUP, 2011). It offers a captivating account of Greek civilization and history in all its complexity and variety, covering the entire period from the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic Era.

FEATURES

* New! Extensively revised coverage of early Greece by new coauthor David Tandy

* New! Expanded discussions of military history and archaeology

* New! A revised art program, featuring two eight-page color inserts (one new)

* Uniquely in-depth coverage of social and cultural topics including women and family life, material culture, religion, law, homosexuality, slavery, athletics, and life in the countryside

* Excerpts from ancient documents, selective recommendations for further reading, and a timeline and general introduction that provide a bird's-eye view of Greek history

* Key terms (boldfaced at their first appearance) and an extensive glossary

* An updated Companion Website (coming soon) with a wealth of resources for students and instructors

Greece: A History

By Alexander Eliot

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (298 pages)

Greece: A History
List Price: $13.99*
Lowest New Price: $13.64*
Lowest Used Price: $13.59*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Here, from the award-winning writer and historian Alexander Eliot, is the dramatic story of the rise of ancient Greece to the fall of the Greek Empire – from the city-states of Athens and Sparta to the empire of Alexander the Great and the power of Constantine, from myths of gods and goddesses to the foundations of Orthodox Christianity and from Herodotus and Homer to Aristotle and Euclid. The history of Greece - the birthplace of Western civilization, democracy, mathematics, philosophy, and theater - unfolds in vivid detail in these pages.

Greek Mythology: A Concise Guide to Ancient Gods, Heroes, Beliefs and Myths of Greek Mythology [Booklet] (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology) (Volume 1)

By Hourly History

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (52 pages)

Greek Mythology: A Concise Guide to Ancient Gods, Heroes, Beliefs and Myths of Greek Mythology [Booklet] (Greek Mythology - Norse Mythology - Egyptian Mythology) (Volume 1)
List Price: $12.99*
Lowest New Price: $12.75*
Lowest Used Price: $12.70*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Greek Mythology is an enormous field of study and a brief guide is a daunting task for any writer. The myths have a way of entwining one with another, and it is difficult to present a coherent story line without feeling one has omitted the best part of the story.

Inside you will read about…

- What Is A Myth? - The Sources Of Greek Mythology - The Creation Of The Universe And The Gods - What Of Man? What Of Woman? - The Greek Pantheon - The Trojan War - The Influence Of Greek Drama - Two Greek Mortal Heroes In Mythological Tales This guide succeeds in presenting an overall sketch of the creation of the world and the battles that follow, resulting in Zeus taking his place as the supreme god and ruling the earth from Mount Olympus. It covers the creation of man, it seems, as a bit of an afterthought for the amusement of the Olympians and some of the most famous stories that have come down to us via the writings of the great dramatists of the Classical Age. There are concise biographies of the twelve gods that make up the Olympians as well as of the heroes of the Trojan War.

Ancient Greece: A History From Beginning to End

By Hourly History

Independently published
Paperback (44 pages)

Ancient Greece: A History From Beginning to End
List Price: $12.99*
Lowest New Price: $12.99*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was the birthplace of advances in government, art, philosophy, science, and architecture—all of which continue to influence the world today. Warriors and diplomats, scientists, artists, and the first comedians; the achievements of this ancient society have formed a strong foundation to be built upon by later cultures.

Inside you will read about...

✓ Mount Olympus ✓ Polis ✓ Athens and Sparta ✓ Literature ✓ Philosophy ✓ Art and Architecture ✓ Science And much more! From the ancient origins of the Olympic Games through to art, architecture, language, and even the very way we view and investigate the world around us, the legacy of the culture and civilization of ancient Greece still burns brightly in the modern world.

Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times, Second Edition

By Thomas R. Martin

Thomas R Martin
Paperback (328 pages)

Ancient Greece: From Prehistoric to Hellenistic Times, Second Edition
List Price: $22.00*
Lowest New Price: $16.07*
Lowest Used Price: $9.83*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • Ancient Greece
Product Description:
In this compact yet comprehensive history of ancient Greece, Thomas R. Martin brings alive Greek civilization from its Stone Age roots to the fourth century B.C. Focusing on the development of the Greek city-state and the society, culture, and architecture of Athens in its Golden Age, Martin integrates political, military, social, and cultural history in a book that will appeal to students and general readers alike. Now in its second edition, this classic work now features new maps and illustrations, a new introduction, and updates throughout.
 
“A limpidly written, highly accessible, and comprehensive history of Greece and its civilizations from prehistory through the collapse of Alexander the Great’s empire. . . . A highly readable account of ancient Greece, particularly useful as an introductory or review text for the student or the general reader.”—Kirkus Reviews
 
“A polished and informative work that will be useful for general readers and students.”—Daniel Tompkins, Temple University

History of Greece

By George Grote

Released: 2015-07-02
Kindle Edition (565 pages)

History of Greece
 
Product Description:
History of Greece. 707 Pages.

TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Build It Yourself)

By Kris Bordessa

Nomad Press
Paperback (128 pages)

TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid s Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Build It Yourself)
List Price: $16.95*
Lowest New Price: $9.13*
Lowest Used Price: $5.97*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
  • Used Book in Good Condition
Product Description:
Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created more than two thousand years ago. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, fascinating anecdotes, and fifteen hands-on activities, readers will learn how Greek innovations and ideas have shaped world history and our own world view.

The Greek Gods and Heroes - Ancient Greece for Kids | Children's Ancient History

By Baby Professor

Baby Professor
Paperback (64 pages)

The Greek Gods and Heroes - Ancient Greece for Kids | Children s Ancient History
List Price: $12.22*
Lowest New Price: $8.79*
Lowest Used Price: $9.50*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
The Greeks sure had many gods and heroes too! They like to look up to powerful figures and thank them for specific aspects of their lives. This devotion has created a strong culture with belief systems. The Greeks dared to imagine and it they became famous for being a great civilization. Learn about some of the gods and heroes the Greeks believed in. Buy this book today!

The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society (2nd Edition)

By Ian Morris

Morris, Ian/ Powell, Barry B.
Paperback (576 pages)

The Greeks: History, Culture, and Society (2nd Edition)
List Price: $116.20*
Lowest New Price: $93.53*
Lowest Used Price: $44.28*
Usually ships in 24 hours*
*(As of 23:21 Pacific 20 Aug 2017 More Info)


Click Here
Product Description:
Organized chronologically, this text presents a complete picture of Greek civilization as a history and features sections on the art, architecture, literature, and thought of each period.


 
 
 

 
 
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.

Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.

All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.


Copyright © 2007-2017, Answers 2000 Limited

CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S. r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.

Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures

In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.

Our sites use cookies, some of which may already be set on your computer. Use of our site constitutes consent for this. For details, please see Privacy.

Contact Us   Privacy   Terms of Use   Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures