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Ancient Greece (Exploring the Ancient World Series)
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Ancient Greece (Exploring the Ancient World Series)

by Robert Hull
 

Why did the Egyptians build magnified pyramids? How did the Incas keep accurate records? What was life like at the opulent African courts? Why did the Romans stage cruel gladiator contests? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Exploring the Ancient World. Investigate how each civilization rose to power. Understand how it created a culture with

Overview

Why did the Egyptians build magnified pyramids? How did the Incas keep accurate records? What was life like at the opulent African courts? Why did the Romans stage cruel gladiator contests? Find out the answers to these questions and more in Exploring the Ancient World. Investigate how each civilization rose to power. Understand how it created a culture with politics, religion, art, music, trade, and warfare. Discover what everyday life was like-what people believed, what they ate and drank, and clothes and jewelry they wore. Learn about the fascinating legacy each ancient world has left for us today.

Each book includes:

Dazzling images of authentic artifacts, places, and historical documents

Easy-to-read that traces the development of each civilization

Full-color maps that show how each empire expanded

Quotations from real people about life at the time

Timeline of important events that changed the world

Explore life under the hot ancient Greek sun, from running at the first Olympic games and building the magnificent Parthenon for the goddess Athena, to witnessing the birth of democracy. Find out how the Greeks created a civilization that encouraged great achievements in architecture, art, and politics. Discover how people flocked to Athens as a center for learning. Learn how the legacy of the fascinating culture of ancient Greece still influences the world in the twenty-first century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781433941597
Publisher:
Gareth Stevens Publishing
Publication date:
08/15/2010
Series:
Exploring the Ancient World Series
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
10 - 13 Years

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