Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

by Nancy Dickmann

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Overview

Step back in time to Ancient Greece—one of history’s greatest civilizations. Find out how the fearsome hoplite soldiers fought. Discover Greek’s gorgeous goddesses and mighty gods. Find out how soothsayers predicted the future, why the Olympics could be deadly, and dig up the truth about the Trojan horse as you hunt down the secrets of the dead!


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781515725350
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2016
Series: History Hunters
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)
Lexile: 800L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Nancy Dickmann has written more than 150 non-fiction books for children, specializing in science and history. Before becoming an author, she worked for many years as an editor and publisher of children’s books.

Table of Contents

Ancient Greece — Digging up the past — City-states and bitter rivalries — Democratic voters and unpopular exiles — Foot soldiers and the Spartan Army — Sailing ships and dangerous navies — Quarreling Gods and powerful brothers — Elaborate temples and daily worship — Family life and schools for boys — Simple homes and sorry slaves — Wearing clothes and going naked — Basic bread and hunting beasts — Arts, sports, and a lasting legacy.

Interviews

Find out the truth about many aspects of life long ago in this fun, fact-filled series Uses clues to engage children’s interest in discovery Fascinating use of primary sources to learn more about incredible civilizations through the objects they left behind

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