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by Robert Garland

eBook Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks : Online download ISBN: 0313326614
Author: Robert Garland
Publisher: GEM Online (December 30, 2002)
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Category: History
Subcategory: Europe

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Robert Garland is Roy D. and Margaret B. Wooster Professor of the Classics, Colgate University. This book shows us the life of ordinary Greeks, it enables us to see how like and yet how different we are from them

Robert Garland is Roy D. This book shows us the life of ordinary Greeks, it enables us to see how like and yet how different we are from them. It is a great antidote to the Classical plays and Legends with which are familiar.

It brings to light how the Greeks thought about life

It brings to light how the Greeks thought about life. This book opened my eyes to the huge differences that existed between the Greeks and the Romans. Garland is the Roy D. Wooster Professor of the Classics at Colgate University. in Classics from Manchester University, his . in Classics from McMaster University, and his P. in Ancient History from University College London. He has written ten books and many articles in both academic and popular journals. His books include Introducing New Gods (2nd ed. 2008), Celebrity in the Ancient World (2006), Surviving Greek Tragedy (2004), Julius Caesar (2004), The Greek Way of Death (2nd ed. 2001), The Piraeus (2nd ed. 2001), The Greek Way of Life (1990), Religion and the Greeks (1994), and The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity.

Food and drink, literacy, the plight of the elderly, the treatment of slaves, and many more aspects of daily life in ancient Greece also come into sharp focus

Fishpond United States, Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks (Greenwood . Promotional Information. A vivid and colorful description of everyday life in Ancient Greece from the perspective of ordinary people.

Books online: Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks (Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series), 2008, Fishpond.

But Robert Garland argues that the Greeks were highly mobile, that their . The Ancient Greek Diaspora from the Age of Homer to the Death of Alexander the Great.

But Robert Garland argues that the Greeks were highly mobile, that their movement was essential to the survival, success, and sheer sustainability of their society, and that this wandering became a defining characteristic of their culture. Ancient Greece A History: A comprehensive study of one of the most important periods in human history from the fall of Troy to the rise of Alexander the Great. Thucydides: An Introduction for the Common Reader. Princeton University Press. Princeton and Oxford.

ROBERT GARLAND is the Roy D. Wooster Professor of Classics at Colgate University. He is the author of a number of books on the ancient world, including The Greek Way of Death (1985), The Piralus (1988), The Greek Way of Life (1990), Religion and the Greeks (1994), and The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World (1995).

In each location, Professor Garland explores life from all angles: What did the citizens do for a living? . With 30 years of teaching experience and as the author of such books as Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks, he is an expert in the field

In each location, Professor Garland explores life from all angles: What did the citizens do for a living? What was their home like? . With 30 years of teaching experience and as the author of such books as Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks, he is an expert in the field. He sprinkles the course with anecdotes, such as singing Onward Christian Soldiers at the dinner table as a child or his first encounter with the mummy called Ginger at the BritishMuseumin London, which make the lectures personal and engaging.

Ancient Greece comes alive for students and interested readers in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people--men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied subjects as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency, the plight of the elderly, the treatment of slaves and much more.