What do primary sources reveal about the civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome. Investigate print and online resources as you evaluate what made these cultures distinctive.
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Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks
Call Number: 938 GAR
Publication Date: 1998
Profiles the daily lives of the ancient Greeks and discusses what they ate, how they dressed, where they lived, how they treated prisoners and slaves, and other related topics.
History in Quotations
Call Number: REF 909 COH
Publication Date: 2004
Presents a comprehensive historical reference containing nine thousand quotations arranged in ninety thematic chapters covering five thousand years of world history. Search by era or by famous people, such as Julius Caesar or Alexander the Great.
The Oxford Companion to Classical Civilization
Call Number: REF 938.003 CLA
Publication Date: 1998
From military history to architecture, ancient law to mythology, the sciences to the arts, these meticulously detailed entries breathe life into the people, places and events that shaped the development of classical civilization.
Warfare in the Classical World
Call Number: REF 355 WAR
Publication Date: 1995
Traces the evolution of the art of warfare in the Greek and Roman worlds between 1600 B.C. and A.D. 800.
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