By David Pickering
From theatre to politics, no different unmarried civilisation has encouraged the Western global extra profoundly than that of historic Greece.
From the roots of democracy to philosophy and arithmetic, it’s attention-grabbing to profit how a lot western civilisation has stemmed from that of old Greece. This publication deals an creation to the lives of the traditional Greeks, their mythologies and traditions and their tradition and learning.
With color illustrations assisting a transparent, informative and fascinating textual content, this consultant is an ideal spouse for either adults and youngsters alike.
• Geography – map of Greece
• background – different civilizations from the Minoans via to the Hellenistic period
• faith – gods, gala's, oracles and muses
• Mythology – Homer's Odyssey, the Minotaur, Icarus
• everyday life in old Greece – daily life for all degrees of society; the roles, relatives existence, rest activities
• Politics – democracy and the Athenian council
• studying and data – philosophy, science,
mathematics, drugs and literature
• struggle – vital wars; the military and navy
• Greece this day – temples, archaeology and the monuments which could nonetheless be obvious this day
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