The Classical World: An Epic History from Homer to Hadrian
Publish date: October 9th 2006
Publisher: Basic Books
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
What I learned from this book is that huge overviews of time periods, no matter how well-written, cannot save themselves from sounding like lists of names and dates. I'm not going to read books like this anymore. I'll pick specific things from interesting times and focus in on them instead. Not y...