Living in Ancient Greece

Living in Ancient Greece

Book - 2009 | 1st ed
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Living in Ancient Greece primarily focuses on an ""ideal"" period set some time in the Classical period of Perikles. This book examines all the aspects of daily life across all strata of Greek society, from the aristoi to the Metics and slaves; from food to religious beliefs. Coverage includes major Greek heroes, the mystery of oracles, festivals and their origins, fishing and farming, what Greeks ate, the training of athletes, and the importance of drama in daily life. This reference is a useful tool for students wanting to learn more about living in ancient Greece. Chapters include: A Land of Gods and Heroes; Living off Land and Sea; The Greek Family and Society; Greek Society and Politics; and Science and Arts.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780816063390
Branch Call Number: JNF 938 LIVI
Characteristics: 96 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Bancroft-Hunt, Norman


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Mar 01, 2010

Small book, but I learned new interesting facts on a subject I enjoy reading about.

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