The Ancient Greeks

The Ancient Greeks

by Virginia Schomp

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780761425472
Publisher: Cavendish, Marshall Corporation
Publication date: 09/28/2007
Series: Myths of the World Series
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


The Magic of Myths     6
Meet the Greeks
The Greek Landscape     13
A Glorious History     16
Government and Society     20
Gods and Goddesses     23
Daily Devotion     25
Family Tree of the Olympians     27
Timeless Tales of Ancient Greece
The Origins of the World and the Gods: In the Beginning     31
The Origins of Humanity and Misfortune: Prometheus the Fire Giver and Pandora's Box     39
The Origin of the Seasons: Demeter and Persephone     47
Heroes and Monsters: Theseus and the Minotaur     57
The Perils of Pride: Daedalus and Icarus     69
The Trojan War: The Judgment of Paris and The Trojan Horse     77
Glossary     87
Biographical Dictionary of Greek Writers     88
To Find Out More     90
Selected Bibliography     92
Notes on Quotations     93
Index     94

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