Explorers of the Ancient World

Explorers of the Ancient World

by Anthony Brierley

Hardcover(1st American ed)



Explorers of the Ancient World tells of the Egyptian expedition to the mysterious land of Punt, the Phoenician Hanno who first sailed around the coast of Africa, and Pytheas the Greek who explored the shores of Britain and may even have reached the Arctic Circle. You will read about why these explorers set out, how they traveled, hazards they encountered on the way, and more. Clear maps and superb reconstructions bring these journeys vividly to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872264854
Publisher: School Specialty Publishing
Publication date: 02/23/2001
Series: Voyages of Discovery Series
Edition description: 1st American ed
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.40(h) x 0.04(d)
Age Range: 10 - 18 Years

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potterkids on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
This book is amazingly informative and easy to read. If there is one problem, I would say that it doesn't make quite enough connections to ancient texts like the Illiad, the Odyssey, the Bible etc... When it does, it is wonderfully enlightening.