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History of Greece and of the Greek people

Victor Duruy

History of Greece and of the Greek people

from the earliest times to the Roman conquest

by Victor Duruy

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Published by Kegan Paul, Trench and Trubner .
Written in English


Edition Notes

4 vols.

StatementVictor Duruy ; translated andedited by M.M.Ripley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13886173M

A Greek legend has it that God distributed soil through a sieve and used the stones that remained to build Greece. The country’s barren landscape historically caused the people to migrate. The Greeks, like the Jews and the Armenians, traditionally have been a people of diaspora, and several million people of Greek descent live in various parts of the world. Greek History. Ancient Greece Timeline. According to archaeological and historical sources the story of Greece began deep in prehistory, and has continued to our days. This timeline outlines the major periods and events of the Greek civilization from the Mesolithic period until the end of the Hellenistic Era.

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