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Ancient & Lively

book cover image The Rise of Athens

Kirkus Reviews says of this new addition to our collection, "A thick, lively popular history that tells a complex story without dumbing it down."  Now that's intriguing. 

"Though dense with incident, the narrative", continues Kirkus, "is highly readable, and the glossary and timeline are helpful additions.

Nearly 500 pages ... may be more than some readers want to know about ancient Greece, but Anthony Everitt keeps the action moving, making this a worthy alternative to the classic doorstop, Will Durant’s The Life of Greece (1939)".

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