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Title: A History of Greece, Volume 1
Author: Grote, George
Publisher: Cambridge University Press; Publication Date: 2010
Paperback; ISBN: 9781108009508
Volumes: 1; Pages: 688
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One of the classic works of historical interpretation and scholarship, Grote's voluminous history of Greece remains required reading for historians and students of ancient Greece. Drawing upon Greek politics, philosophy, poetry and oratory, Grote takes the reader from legendary Greece to the death of Alexander the Great and his generation.ContentsPreface Part I. Legendary Greece 1. Legends respecting the gods 2. Legends relating to heroes and men 3. Legend of the Iapetids 4. Heroic legends 5. Deucalion, Hellen, and the sons of Hellen 6. The Aeolids 7. The Pelopids 8. Laconian and Messenian genealogies 9. Arcadian genealogy 10. Aeacus and his descendants 11. Attic legends and genealogies 12. Cretan legends 13. Argonautic expedition 14. Legends of Thebes 15. Legend of Troy 16. Grecian myths, as understood, felt and interpreted by the Greeks themselves 17. The Grecian mythical vein compared with that of modern Europe.