Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks 2nd Edition

Author: Robert Garland
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 031335815X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor. With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life. Discover why it was more desirable to be a slave than a day laborer. Examine cooking methods and rules of ancient warfare. Uncover Greek mythology. Learn how Greeks foretold the future. Understand what life was like for women, and what prevailing attitudes were toward sexuality, marriage, and divorce. This volume brings ancient Greek life home to readers through a variety of anecdotes and primary source passages from contemporary authors, allowing comparison between the ancient world and modern life. A multitude of resources will engage students and interested readers, including a Making Connections feature which offers interactive and fun ideas for research assignments. The concluding chapter places the ancient world in the present, covering new interpretations like the movie 300, the founding of modern Greece, and the ways in which classical culture still affects our own. With over 60 illustrations, a timeline of events, a glossary of terms, and an extensive print and nonprint bibliography, this volume offers a unique and descriptive look at one of the most influential eras in human history.

Ancient Greece Daily Life

Author: Stewart Ross
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 9780756520854
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Describes day-to-day existence in Ancient Greece, including marriage, games, education, clothing, food and drink, warfare, religion, and funerals.

Gods and Goddesses in the Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks

Author: Fiona Macdonald
Publisher: Book House
ISBN: 9781907184932
Format: PDF, ePub
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Explores life in ancient Greece through a discussion of sixteen major gods and goddesses, showing how they were portrayed in art, their family relationships, and their places in Greek society.

Daily Life in Ancient Greece

Author: Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Publisher: Raintree
ISBN: 1474717489
Format: PDF
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Imagine what it was like living in ancient Greece. Did all kids go to school? What did adults do for a living? And how did ancient Greeks spend their free time? Learn the answers to these questions and more as you discover what day-to-day life was like for the ancient Greeks.

Everyday Life in Ancient Greece

Author: Cyril Edward Robinson
Publisher: Hesperides Press
ISBN: 1443725927
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Home Life in Ancient Greece

Author: Melanie Ann Apel
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780823967728
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This volume will give students a look at what daily life was like For The ancient Greeks. Students will learn about marriage, entertainment, and education, As well as what the role of women was in ancient Greece. They will also learn about the Greek house and diet, and what it was like to be a child in Greece.

Ancient Greece

Author: Robert Garland
Publisher: Sterling
ISBN: 9781454909088
Format: PDF, Kindle
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You'll explore all aspects of Greek life: literacy, household chores, education, illness, festivals, economy and trade, coinage, law and order, military service, the Olympic Games, theatrical performances, mythology, and more.

Das alte Griechenland

ISBN: 9783831018710
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Die antike griechische Zivilisation erblühte vor mehr als 2500 Jahren. Wie haben die frühen Griechen gelebt? Wann fanden die ersten Olympischen Spiele statt? Wie viele Zuschauer hatten in einem Amphitheater Platz? Auf diese und viele weitere Fragen bekommen Kinder in Band 21 der grossen neuen Wissensreihe memo Antworten. Spektakuläre Bilder von Göttern und Helden, Tempeln, Kunstwerken und Alltagsgegenständen kombiniert mit gut gegliederten, kurzen Texten erklären das Thema leicht verständlich. Auch schwierigere Sachverhalte werden so begreifbar. Rubriken wie "Erstaunliche Fakten", "Fragen und Antworten" oder "Rekordverdächtig" sowie ein umfangreiches Glossar wiederholen das vorher vermittelte Wissen und geben noch einmal einen Überblick über die Thematik. Das im Buch enthaltene Riesenposter liefert viele weiter Infos über Das alte Griechenland und lässt sich prima an die Kinderzimmerwand hängen. Die Wissensreihe memo deckt alle schulrelevanten Themen ab und eignet sich hervorragend für Schulprojekte und Referate. (Quelle: Homepage des Verlags).

The Ancient Greeks For Dummies

Author: Stephen Batchelor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119998143
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The civilisation of the Ancient Greeks has been immensely influential on the language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, science and arts of Western culture. As well as instigating itself as the birthplace of the Olympics, Ancient Greece is famous for its literature, philosophy, mythology and the beautiful architecture- to which thousands of tourists flock every year. This entertaining guide introduces readers to the amazing world of the Ancient Greeks. It offers a complete rundown of Greek history alongside fascinating insights into daily life in Ancient Greece and a captivating overview of Greek mythology. Readers will discover how this ancient culture came to be the cornerstone of Western civilisation and the enormous influence it has had on our language, politics, education, philosophy, science, arts and sport. The history of Ancient Greece remains a wide topic of interest, particularly renowned for its influential and diverse culture This basic guide will allow greater access to this vibrant area of study, and provide a distinct and light-hearted approach to this vast area history Covers dozens of topics, including; the early civilisations, war & fighting, home & family, day-to-day life and much, much more! About the author Steve Batchelor is a lecturer in Classics at Richmond College and has been teaching ancient history for 10 years. He has written reviews for various publications, including History Today, and he has also been involved in running guided historical tours of Greece.