The Glory That Was Greece
a survey of Hellenic culture and civilization
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The Glory That Was Greece a survey of Hellenic culture and civilization

By J.C. Stobart
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Table of Contents
  • THE GLORY THAT WAS GREECE
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS IN THE TEXT
  • INTRODUCTION
    • Hellenism
    • The Land and its People
  • I ÆGEAN CIVILISATION
    • A New Chapter of History
    • Crete, the Doorstep of Europe
    • Progress of Ægean Culture
    • The Mainland Palaces
    • The Makers of Ægean Art
  • II THE HEROIC AGE
    • The Northern Invaders
    • Homer and the Achæans
    • The Shield of Achilles
    • Kings and Gods
    • Art of the Epic Period
    • The Hero’s Home
    • Hesiod’s World
  • III THE AGES OF TRANSITION
    • The Coming of Apollo
    • Athletics
    • Sparta
    • Pallas Athene
    • Tyranny and Culture
    • Ionia
    • The West
  • IV THE GRAND CENTURY
    • The Rise of Athens
    • Pheidias
    • Ictinus and the Temple-builders
    • Tragedy and Comedy
    • Aidôs
  • V THE FOURTH CENTURY
    • Athens
    • Sparta and Thebes
    • Fourth-century Culture
    • Sculpture
    • The Other Arts
    • Literature and Philosophy
  • VI THE MACEDONIAN WORLD
    • Alexander and his Work
    • Alexander in Art
    • Alexandria
    • Athens and her Philosophers
  • VII EPILOGUE
  • GLOSSARY
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • INDEX
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