Step back in time to Ancient Greece and discover the achievements of an adventurous civilization. Learn about the birth of the theatre and arts; sports and the Olympic games; science and the beginnings of modern medicine and philosophy; trade, travel, weapons and warfare; and much more. Delve into everyday life to find out what the Greeks ate, where they lived and what clothes were fashionable. Find out about the gods they worshipped, the heroes they admired and the politicians who made history. Visit an amphitheatre, wander past a market stall and witness the battles they fought. A selection of 15 practical projects helps to bring the past alive reconstruct the Parthenon, make a comic mask and learn the Ancient Greek alphabet. The projects are shown in specially-commissioned step-by-step photography and will make learning stimulating, exciting and fun, either at home or in the classroom. Step Into: Ancient Greece Richard Tames
About the Author Richard Tames, is the author of over 100 books for children, including Ancient Olympics. He specialises in writing history books and biographies and is a Blue Badge Tourist Guide. His published works include: A Traveller's History of Japan; Feeding London: a Taste of History; City of London Past; Muslim (Beliefs and Cultures); Pearl Harbour (Turning Points in History); and The Victorian Public House (Shire Album).
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Biblio Notes15 step-by-step projects help you recreate the past Packed with over 250 colour illustrations including cross-sections, historical maps and a pictorial timeline Learn about the birth of the theatre and arts; sports and the Olympic games; science and the beginnings of modern medicine and philosophy; trade, travel, weapons and warfare; and much more Fact boxes provide extra insights and highlight links with the present Ideal for home or school use for 8- to 12-year-olds
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