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These were the Greeks

by H. D. Amos

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Published by Dufour Editions in Chester Springs, Pa .
Written in English

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  • Greece
    • Subjects:
    • Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the land, history, government, economy, culture, and people of ancient Greece.

      Edition Notes

      StatementH.D. Amos and A.G.P. Lang.
      ContributionsLang, A. G. P. 1939-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDF77 .A58 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3792048M
      ISBN 100802312756
      LC Control Number81071846

      ROBERT GARLAND is the Roy D. and Margaret B. 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 (), The Piralus (), The Greek Way of Life (), Religion and the Greeks (), and The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World . These Were the Greeks by H D Amos starting at $ These Were the Greeks has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace Same Low Prices, Bigger Selection, More Fun.

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      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for These Were the Greeks by A. G. Lang and H. D. Amos (, Paperback) at the best . An unintended consequence (since the Greeks were monogamous) was that Zeus in particular became markedly polygamous. (Zeus already had a consort when he arrived in the Greek world and took Hera, herself a major goddess in Argos, as another.)Hesiod used—or sometimes invented—the family links among the deities, traced out over several generations, to explain .


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