Ancient Greece by Anton Powell
(Cultural Atlas for Young People)

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The ancient Greeks built a dynamic civilization that is the foundation on which many of Western society's subsequent achievements rest. Brought to life in a visually stimulating format, "Ancient Greece, Third Edition" offers updated maps, charts, documents, and images that help readers put the civilization into its geographical, cultural, and historical context. This newly revised edition provides a wide range of information on topics ranging from the military and political events that shaped the Greek world - including the siege of Troy, the warlike Spartans, and Alexander the Great's campaigns - to the effect the Greeks had on the lands they occupied. Discussions of the first Olympic games, the arts, and everyday life in Athens are also presented in colorful detail. "Ancient Greece, Third Edition" creates a clear and comprehensive picture of the history of ancient Greece, and is sure to delight and educate young readers.
 

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Anton Powell is a leading author of books on the ancient Greeks for young readers. "Building glistening temples or warring with Sparta was not always 'ancient history.' It was once breaking news--and that is how it is told in THE GREEK NEWS.
 
Published April 27, 1978 by H Hamilton. 32 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Travel, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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