Download PDF by Dan Crompton: A Classical Primer: Ancient Knowledge for Modern Minds

By Dan Crompton

A basic yet relaxing creation to the learn of the tradition of the traditional Greeks and Romans, from the languages to literature, philosophy, artwork, and masses more

For those that didn't take Classics in school, or who've forgotten so much of what they knew, this primer is a glance again at classical civilization—how they lived, and the way many elements of our personal day-by-day lives were without delay encouraged by means of theirs, from roads and urban, to vital heating, the 12-month calendar, cranes, or even pizza. It covers Greek and Latin languages; deals Greek and Roman historical past in a nutshell from the Bronze Age throughout the fall of the Roman empire; offers an advent to Greek literature together with The Iliad, The Odyssey, and the Greek tragedies; and covers the fundamentals of Latin literature. It additionally presents simple heritage on philosophy, together with Socrates and Plato; old structure together with the Parthenon and the Colosseum; and technological know-how and know-how, together with such innovations because the alarm clock, the merchandising computer, flushing bathrooms, and glass. this useful e-book indicates that even a easy wisdom of Classics isn't just crucial, but in addition particularly attention-grabbing.

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