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The Greek Way of Life

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Published by Duckworth Pub .
Written in English


  • European history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Pre-Christian European & Mediterranean religions,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient Greece - History,
  • Greco-Roman Mythology

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages392
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9772358M
ISBN 100715622617
ISBN 109780715622612

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  The Greek Way of Life is a survey of the major life experiences which constituted the social reality of classical Greece, broken down into the general topics of conception and pregnancy, birth, childhood, coming of age, early adulthood, and elders and the elderly. What emerges is a conception of the human being as a social animal par excellence whose nature was largely realised in . The Greek Way of Life () - pages The Greek Way of Life at This engrossing book, a companion volume to The Greek Way of Death, is the first investigation of the life cycle of the ancient Greeks from the moment of conception to the onset of old age. The Greek Way of Life by Robert Garland Paperback $ Ships from and sold by by: COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

A retired headmistress when she began her writing career in the s, Hamilton immediately demonstrated a remarkable ability to bring the world of ancient Greece to life, introducing that world to the twentieth century. The New York Times called The Greek Way a "book /5. Current editions have retained the original title for the complete book and included the preface to the edition. "The Greek Way" is an attempt to present to the modern reader an understanding and appreciation of the unique and distinctive cultural, intellectual and . Surveying funerary rites and attitudes toward death from the time of Homer to the fourth century B.C., Robert Garland seeks to show what the ordinary Greek felt about death and the dead. The Second 5/5(1). This book is a revised edition of the author's first book which was published in , but now with 5 additional chapters of material. From a advertisement: Based on a thorough study of Greek life and civilization, of Greek literature, philosophy and art, The Greek Way interprets their meaning and brings a realization of the refuge and strength the past can be to us in the present.

The Way of Life is a new complete translation of the text, with an extensive Messianic Jewish verse-by-verse commentary. It exposes a historic and authentic Messianic Jewish faith expression for Gentiles that accepted the yoke of the Messiah. In Greek Orthodox archbishop Philotheos Bryennios rediscovered the Didache in a. The Greek Way. Hamilton was sixty-two when her first book, The Greek Way, was published in and is considered by some as her most honored work, The successful book, which Hamilton wrote at the urging of Elling Annestad, an editor at W. W. Norton Company, made her a well-known author in the United States. The bestseller drew comparisons between ancient Greece and modern-day life with Born: Aug , Dresden, North German . Edith Hamilton's book, The Greek Way, tells the amazing story of how the Greeks in the small city of Athens developed a new way of life in the western world around BC. Some of the highlights of her fascinating story are as follows:In a world where tyrants and the irrational played the chief role,File Size: KB. Beautifully photographed and written with deep passion, Greek Life is an invaluable reference book. It not only enriches our lives, it imparts, breathes life into and, most importantly, ensures the 5/5(2).