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Ancient Greece

by David Pickering | 02 July 2007
PAPERBACK
Category: General History
Synopsis
From theatre to politics, no other single civilisation has influenced the Western world more profoundly than that of ancient Greece. From the roots of democracy to philosophy and mathematics, it's fascinating to learn how much western civilisation has stemmed from that of ancient Greece. This book offers an introduction to the lives of the ancient Greeks, their mythologies and traditions and their culture and learning. With colour illustrations supporting a clear, informative and engaging text, this guide is a perfect companion for both adults and children alike. Includes: Geography - map of Greece History - the different civilizations from the Minoans through to the Hellenistic period Religion - gods, festivals, oracles and muses Mythology - Homer's Odyssey, the Minotaur, Icarus Daily life in Ancient Greece - everyday life for all levels of society; the jobs, family life, leisure activities Politics - democracy and the Athenian council Learning and knowledge - philosophy, science, mathematics, medicine and literature War - important wars; the army and navy Greece Today - temples, archaeology and the monuments that can still be seen today
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From theatre to politics, no other single civilisation has influenced the Western world more profoundly than that of ancient Greece. From the roots of democracy to philosophy and mathematics, it's fascinating to learn how much western civilisation has stemmed from that of ancient Greece. This book offers an introduction to the lives of the ancient Greeks, their mythologies and traditions and their culture and learning. With colour illustrations supporting a clear, informative and engaging text, this guide is a perfect companion for both adults and children alike. Includes: Geography - map of Greece History - the different civilizations from the Minoans through to the Hellenistic period Religion - gods, festivals, oracles and muses Mythology - Homer's Odyssey, the Minotaur, Icarus Daily life in Ancient Greece - everyday life for all levels of society; the jobs, family life, leisure activities Politics - democracy and the Athenian council Learning and knowledge - philosophy, science, mathematics, medicine and literature War - important wars; the army and navy Greece Today - temples, archaeology and the monuments that can still be seen today
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Product Details

ISBN - 9780007231652
Format - PAPERBACK
Publisher - HarperCollins Publishers
Published - 02/07/2007
Categories - All, Books, History and Politics, History Books, General History
No. of Pages - 256
Weight - 160
Edition -
Series - - Not Available
Page Size - 12
Language - en-US
Readership Age - Not Available
Table of Contents - Not Available

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