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Ancient Greece (World History Series) Library Binding – January, 1994

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Product Details

  • Series: World History Series
  • Library Binding: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Press (January 1994)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1560062290
  • ISBN-13: 978-1560062295
  • Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 7.8 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,281,678 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Don Nardo is a historian and award-winning writer who specializes in the ancient world, especially the civilizations of Greece and Rome. He began as a actor and worked with the National Shakespeare Company before turning to writing screenplays and teleplays and, soon afterward, devoting much of his time to historical research and writing. In the past two decades, he has published nearly two hundred volumes on diverse historical topics. And having earned numerous favorable reviews, he is widely recognized as the country's leading writer of historical works for young adults. He is also versed in various other subjects and as a result is frequently asked by publishers to write books on a number of scientific and literary topics.

Mr. Nardo also composes and arranges orchestral music, having started composing in his early teens. Over the years he has turned out more than eighty musical works, including 2 symphonies, 4 string quartets, several concertos, a film score, incidental music for stage productions, and several commissions, the most recent a double concerto for violin and Portuguese guitar written for two noted musicians. He is also the resident composer and arranger for the Amadis Orchestra, based in Connecticut. For more information, see his official web site at and his more extensive biography at Wikipedia.

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By a reader on January 30, 2012
Format: Hardcover
This is an excellent synopsis of the ancient Greeks and their achievments written by a veteran historian who specializes in writing for young people. The wording is clear and at times dramatic and the research and documentation are comprehensive. I recomend the book, and Nardo's other books about ancient times, to both high school age readers and adult readers looking to learn the basics of ancient history.
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