ATHENIAN NAVY – BIRTH OF DEMOCRACY AND WESTERN CULTURAL HERITAGE

Recently the Concordia University Retirees Faculty Book Club discussed John R. Hale’s,  LORDS OF THE SEA:  The Epic Story of the Athenian Navy and the Birth of Democracy. Hale develops the thesis that Athenian naval power was fundamental transforming Athens and  creating a Golden Age of unparalleled achievement, 480 BC – 404 BC, an epoch also referred to asContinue reading “ATHENIAN NAVY – BIRTH OF DEMOCRACY AND WESTERN CULTURAL HERITAGE”