Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks (Daily Life Through History Series)

Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks (Daily Life Through History Series)

by Robert Garland
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313303835

ISBN-13: 9780313303838

Pub. Date: 09/05/2000

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people—men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency,

…  See more details below

Overview

Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people—men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency, the plight of the elderly, the treatment of slaves, and much more.

Readers can gain an in-depth understanding of what it was like to live in one of the greatest eras of human history. Garland provides answers to such questions as: What were the Ancient Greeks' attitudes toward foreigners? What was their life expectancy? How were women treated? Passages from ancient authors enhance the text of this indispensable reference work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313303838
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Series:
Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction

Chronology

Historical Outline

Space and Time

Language, Alphabet, and Literacy

The People

Private Life

The Public Sphere

Pleasure and Leisure

The Impact of Ancient Greece on Modern Culture

Glossary of Greek Terms

Bibliography

Index

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >