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A HISTORY OF GREECE - Cyril E. Robinson

Hard cover. Leather-bound.

Letters stamped on spine.

Contains plenty of illustrations and maps and chronological tables.

Very good condition.

History book. English language.

A HISTORY OF GREECE

Author: CYRIL E. ROBINSON

Publisher: METHUEN & CO LTD

Publication year: 1960

PRINTED AND BOUND IN GREAT BRITAIN

Pages: 480 + plates of illustrations 

Dimensions: 19 x 13 cm

CONTENTS:

PART I

  • - LAND AND PEOPLE
  • - EARLY DAYS
  • - APPENDIX
  • - THE DORIANS
  • - COLONY, TRADE ANF TYRANNY
  • - SPARTA
  • - ATHENS
  • - THE PERSIAN WARS
  • - FROM DELIAN LEAGUE TO ATHENIAN EMPIRE
  • - THE ATHENIAN LAND EMPIRE
  • - THE AGE OF PERICLES
  • - THE PELOPONNESIAN WAR - THE FIRST PHASE
  • - AN INTERLUDE AND SICILY
  • - THE PELOPONNESEAN WAR - THE LAST PHASE

 

PART II

  • - THE NEW ERA
  • - SPARTA'S OPPORTUNITY
  • - THE ASCENDANCY OF THEBES
  • - PHILIP OF MACEDON
  • - ALEXANDER AND GREECE
  • - THE CITY-STATE AND ITS LEGACY
  • - ALEXANDER AND THE EAST
  • - THE HELLENISTIC AGE AND AFTER

 

CHRONOLOGICAL TABLES AND SUMMARIES

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Cyril Edward Robinson (1884 - 1981) was an English historian, writer and teacher at Winchester College in Hampshire. He is the author of a number of works on ancient Greece and Rome.

Robinson was born in Bury St. Edmunds, UK, in 1884. The son of a clergyman, he excelled in his studies at both Marlborough college and Magdalen college, Oxford, earning distinctions at both. In 1909 he became a teacher at Winchester College, Hampshire, UK, where he remained until his retirement in 1945.

Robinson was an inspired and gifted teacher who taught classics using the Socratic method. He believed that knowledge and truth were already present in his students and that his task was to draw it forth. Few of his former pupils would doubt that he succeeded brilliantly. 

His lucid mind, clear prose and elegant style make his historical works among the greatest of the 20th century.

 

 

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