From Democrats to Kings
The Brutal Dawn of a New World from the Downfall of Athens to the Rise of Alexan
ISBN 9781590203910 | 320 pages | 16 Sep 2010 | Overlook | 9.25 x 6.25in | 18 - AND UP
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Michael Scott explores the dramatic and little-known story of how the ancient world was turned from a democracy into a monarchy in this superb example of popular history writing."Accessible and punchy... a wide readership cannot fail to be entertained as well as instructed about a world that is both familiar and alien, modern as well as ancient."
-Paul Cartledge, author of Thermopylae
"It's admirable of Michael Scott to shine a light on the forgotten 4th century, and he's engaging about the culture that bloomed as Athens faded."
-The Daily Mail
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