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    • The Birth of Classical Europe

    • A History from Troy to Augustine
    • By: Simon Price, Peter Thonemann
    • Narrated by: Don Hagen
    • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 33

    To an extraordinary extent we continue to live in the shadow of the classical world. At every level, from languages to calendars to political systems, we are the descendants of a “classical Europe,” using frames of reference created by ancient Mediterranean cultures. As this consistently fresh and surprising new audio book makes clear, however, this was no less true for the inhabitants of those classical civilizations themselves, whose myths, history, and buildings were an elaborate engagement with an already old and revered past - one filled with great leaders and writers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent overview of the Classical World

    • By David I. Williams on 01-12-14

    Regular price: $27.99