Twelve Greeks and Romans who changed the world /

by Richard, Carl J. Published by : Rowman & Littlefield, (Lanham :) Physical details: x, 259 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm. ISBN:0742527905 (alk. paper); 0742527913 (pbk. : alk. paper).
Subject(s): Greece -- Biography. | Rome -- Biography.
Year: 2003
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Includes index.

"Brief bibliographical suggestions for general readers": p. 247-249.

Homer, founder of Western literature -- Thales, founder of Western science -- Themistocles, defender of Greek civilization -- Pericles, democratic reformer -- Plato, founder of Western philosophy -- Alexander the Great, disseminator of Greek culture -- Scipio Africanus, defender of the Roman Republic -- Julius Caesar, destroyer of the Roman Republic -- Cicero, statesman, philosopher, and republican martyr -- Augustus, founder of the Roman Empire -- Paul of Tarsus, Christian evangelist -- Augustine, Christian theologian.

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