A history of the ancient world / Chester G. Starr.

New York : Oxford University Press, 1965.

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Subjects Histoire ancienne.
Histoire ancienne. Traités.
Histoire générale. Antiquité
History, Ancient.
Klassieke oudheid.
Description xvii, 742 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 717-728) and index.
Contents Athenian democracy / Athenian imperialism / Economic expansion in the fifth century / Greek world in the mid-fifth century / Fifth-century civilization / The Athenian drama / Letters, philosophy and science / Classic art / The golden age / End of the golden age / The Peloponnesian war / The new intellectual outlook / The Greek world in 404 BC / Decline of the city-state / Rivalries of Sparta, Thebes, and Athens / Philip of Macedonia / Greece in the fourth century / Greek civilization in the fourth century / Fourth-century philosophy / New literary trends / Fourth-century art / The edge of a new world / Alexander and the hellenistic world / Alexander the great / The hellenistic states / Social and economic aspects / Hellenistic civilization / Cities and schools / Literature and the arts / Hellenistic philosopies / Hellenistic science / Major characteristics of hellenistic civilization / The early western mediterranean / Prehistoric development of Italy and the west / The entry of eastern peoples / The western mediterranean in the sixth century / Rome in Italy / The Roman kingdom / Roman conquest of Italy / Political evolution of the republic / Rome in 264 BC / Rome in the mediterranean / The duel with Carthage / Roman conquest of the hellenistic world / Hellenistic culture in Rome / Decline of the Roman republic / The Roman world in 133 BC / The Gracchi brothers / Marius and Sulla / The age of Cicero and Caesar / The Ciceronian age / The rise of Caesar / Civil wars and dictatorship / The Augustan age / The rise of Augustus / The Augustan political system / The Augustan age / The Roman peace / The unfolding of absolutism / The economic peak / Expansion of culture / The spread of christianity / The preparation for christianity / The foundations of christianity / Christianity and the pagan world / The farther Orient.
The Parthian near east / Mauryan and Kushan India / Han China / End of the era of stability / The first signs of stress / Foreign and internal threats / Political history of the third century / Cultural and religious crosscurrents / The later Roman empire / Political reoganization / Victory of christianity / Culture of the late empire / The end of the ancient world / Dissolution of the Roman empire in the west / The rest of Eurasia / Old and new.
The first achievements of man / The paleolithic age / Transition to the neolithic age / The neolithic age / Summation / The first civilization of mesopotamia / The mesopotamian outlook / The results of civilization / Early Egypt / Emergence of Egyptian civilization / The old kingdom / The middle kingdom / The first civilized societies / The near east in the second millenium / Invaders of the early second millenium / Mesopotamia and Syria / The new kingdom in Egypt / End of the bronze age / New civilzations west and east / Asia minor and the Hittites / The Minoan-Mycenaean world / Early India and China / Eurasia in 1000 BC / The unification of the near east / The dark ages / Rise of the Assyrian empire / Culture in the Assyrian age / The sucessor states / Hebrew monotheism / The meaning of Hebrew development / Hebrew political history / Early religious evolution / The testing of the faith / Judaism in a pagan world / Historic civilizations of India and China / The Aryans and early Hinduism / Buddhism and the expansion of historic India / Chou China and Confucius / The end of Chou China / Conclusion / The beginnings of Greek civilization / Greece in the dark ages / The first signs of the Greek outlook / Myth and epic / The Greek world in 750 BC / Rise and spread of the Greek city-state / Nature of the polis / Greek expansion overseas / Economic and social changes / The new Greek world / Greek civilization in the age of revolution / Progress of the arts / New forms of poetry / Greek religion / The Greeks in 650 BC / The sixth century / Internal evolution of Athens / Spartan imperialism / Other Greek states / Archaic civilization / The Greek world in 500 BC / The Greeks against the Persians / Rise of the Persian empire / The Persian attacks / the Greek offensive / The Greek victory / Athenian democracy and imperialism.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)392306
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WorldCat Identities Starr, Chester G., 1914-1999.
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