Ancient Greeks: West and East by Gocha R. Tsetskhladze

By Gocha R. Tsetskhladze

This paintings bargains with the idea that of "West" and "East", as held through the traditional Greeks. The cultural alternate in archaic and classical Greece throughout the institution of Hellenic colonies is tested with new facts which the booklet makes use of to think again present proof and reinterpret outdated theories.

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