The Ancient Guide to Modern Life

The Ancient Guide to Modern Life

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This revelatory book explores modern society while journeying back to the Greeks and Romans -- "will have readers grabbing for the classics" (Kirkus).

In this thoroughly engaging book, Natalie Haynes brings her scholarship and wit to the most fascinating true stories of the ancient world. The Ancient Guide to Modern Life not only reveals the origins of our culture in areas including philosophy, politics, language, and art, it also draws illuminating connections between… (more)

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Instead, she rattles through the politics, religion, philosophy and literature of ancient Greece and Rome, pointing out which ideas have caught on and which definitely haven't.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Overlook (April 24, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 288 pages

File size: 886 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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