30-Second Ancient Greece: The 50 Most Important Achievements of a Timeless Civilization
- Author: Nicholls, Matthew
- ISBN: 9781782403883
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The 50 most important achievements of a timeless civilization, each explained in half a minute. Ancient Greek civilization laid the foundations for so many aspects of modern western life, from architecture to philosophy. But can you recite the Classical orders with confidence (are you sure what an order actually is?), and would you be able to define the key contributions of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle? 30-Second Ancient Greece offers an engrossing tour of the Hellenic world, appealingly served up in easily absorbed nuggets. * An internationally bestselling series presents essential concepts in a mere 30 seconds, 300 words, and one image; * Presents a unique insight into one of the most creative and influential civilizations, where military might and architectural brilliance flourished; * From temples and oracles to soldiers and slavery, from beautiful pottery to tragic drama, this is the key to understanding the 50 crucial ideas and innovations that developed and defined one of the world's greatest civilizations.