Begins with prehistoric and archaic Greece and continues through the Persian Wars to classical Greece and the age of Alexander. The Hellenistic age, the Roman domination, the rise of Christianity and the decline of Rome are followed by the Byzantine age, the Ottoman occupation, and the Greek revolution. Modern Greece takes us through to the end of World War II right up to the post-Papandreou era. A succinct story of Greece's political, artistic, and religious evolution.
With illustrations and maps, this is a book for Hellenophiles of all ages and persuasions, to be used as a reference, history and guide.