Eureka!

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Peter Jones adds to his popular series of books on the classical world with this collection of fascinating nuggets from the history and literature of ancient Greece. Journeying through time from the Bronze Age to the coming of the Romans, he stops off at major events and significant historical figures to unearth trivia and tell stories that illustrate how much our Hellenic forebears influence our cultural, philosophical, political and scientific ideas. You will also learn that Archimedes actually said heureka!

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Eureka!

Eureka!

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about the Ancient Greeks

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9781782395140     Product Code: 503013

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Peter Jones adds to his popular series of books on the classical world with this collection of fascinating nuggets from the history and literature of ancient Greece. Journeying through time from the Bronze Age to the coming of the Romans, he stops off at major events and significant historical figures to unearth trivia and tell stories that illustrate how much our Hellenic forebears influence our cultural, philosophical, political and scientific ideas. You will also learn that Archimedes actually said heureka!

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