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By Richard Clogg

ISBN-10: 0521378303

ISBN-13: 9780521378307

This ebook offers a concise, illustrated creation to the heritage of recent Greece, from the 1st stirrings of the nationwide flow within the overdue eighteenth century to the current day. it's designed to supply a simple creation for basic and educational readers with very little past wisdom of the topic, and supersedes Professor Clogg's brief historical past of recent Greece which has develop into a vintage because its preliminary ebook in 1979. This most modern account is a unconditionally new e-book, conceived afresh for a wide readership, within which the various illustrations with their wide captions shape a tremendous a part of the textual content.

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45 But the waters were uniformly threatening, not simply foreign waters as described by Dicuil. The seas are represented throughout the Bible as a “restless force of chaos [which] becomes in the New Testament the force of evil. . ”46 Whales, like other maritime marvels, were not just part of nature, they transcended it. Few authors distinguished between the monstrous and the mundane, as whales often were equated with supernatural creatures. ”47 No ancient culture, pagan or Christian, was devoid of 44 Images of whales in monstrous form are illustrated in R.

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