The rise and fall of classical Greece
"Lord Byron described Greece as great, fallen, and immortal, a characterization more apt than he knew. Through most of its long history, Greece was poor. But in the classical era, Greece was densely populated and highly urbanized. Many surprisingly healthy Greeks lived in remarkably big houses...
|Main Author:||Ober, Josiah.|
Princeton University Press,
xxv, 416 pages : illustrations, maps.
The Princeton history of the ancient world