Confronting the Classics

Confronting the Classics

Traditions, Adventures and Innovations

eBook - 2013
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Mary Beard is one of the world's best-known classicists - a brilliant academic, with a rare gift for communicating with a wide audience both though her TV presenting and her books. In a series of sparkling essays, she explores our rich classical heritage - from Greek drama to Roman jokes, introducing some larger-than-life characters of classical history, such as Alexander the Great, Nero and Boudicca. She also invites you into the places where Greeks and Romans lived and died, from the palace at Knossos to Cleopatra's Alexandria - and reveals the often hidden world of slaves. She brings back t.
Publisher: London : Profile, 2013
ISBN: 9780871407474
0871407477
Branch Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (496 pages)

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