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Confronting the Classics

Confronting the classics - Mary Beard
Confronting the Classics by Mary Beard
In this series of sparkling essays, Mary Beard explores our rich classical heritage. She invites you into the places where Greeks and Romans lived and died, from the palace at Knossos to Cleopatra's Alexandria — and reveals the often-hidden world of slaves. She takes a fresh look at both scholarly controversies and popular interpretations of the ancient world, from The Golden Bough to Asterix.اضافة اعلان

The fruit of more than 30 years in the world of classical scholarship, Confronting the Classics captures the world of antiquity and its modern significance with wit, verve, and scholarly expertise.

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