is a well-argued and -documented study of the rise of the monotheistic state in the late Roman Empire and its aftereffects. Of the many excellences in Freeman's book, not least are the eloquence, grace, and subtlety of argument with which he presents his case. Invaluable for all academic collections and of interest for larger public collections as well." -Library Journal
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About the Author
In more than thirty years, Charles Freeman's travels have taken him to most of the sites mentioned in The Greek Achievement
, from Aphrodisias to Olympia, from Troy to Delphi. He has dug on all three continents surrounding the Mediterranean and served as academic director on summer schools on Renaissance Italy. His books include EGYPT, GREECE AND ROME
; CIVILIZATIONS OF THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN
; and LEGACIES OF THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS