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By Dan Crompton

A basic yet relaxing creation to the learn of the tradition of the traditional Greeks and Romans, from the languages to literature, philosophy, paintings, and lots more and plenty more

For those that didn't take Classics in class, or who've forgotten so much of what they knew, this primer is a glance again at classical civilization—how they lived, and the way many features of our personal day-by-day lives were without delay prompted via theirs, from roads and urban, to principal heating, the 12-month calendar, cranes, or even pizza. It covers Greek and Latin languages; bargains Greek and Roman historical past in a nutshell from the Bronze Age in the course of the fall of the Roman empire; offers an advent to Greek literature together with The Iliad, The Odyssey, and the Greek tragedies; and covers the fundamentals of Latin literature. It additionally presents simple historical past on philosophy, together with Socrates and Plato; historical structure together with the Parthenon and the Colosseum; and technology and expertise, together with such innovations because the alarm clock, the merchandising laptop, flushing bathrooms, and glass. this useful ebook exhibits that even a easy wisdom of Classics is not just crucial, but in addition enormously interesting.

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