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In these pages both modern and ancient voices tell what life was like in ancient Greece, birthplace of Western society. Included are fascinating tracts on democracy, law and justice, religion, slavery, the treatment of women, theater, and the glory of sport.
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"Students will appreciate those entries that focus on leisure activities-the Greek Olympics, the Roman charioteers. The writing clear and the few black-and white illustrations are appropriate..."
--School Library Journal (April 2004) (School Library Journal 20040401)
"That the seeds of modern society are found in the lives of the ancients is clearly demonstrated in this collection of excerpts from primary sources and articles by present-day commentators."
--School Library Journal (October 2004) (School Library Journal 20041001)
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Book Description Greenhaven Press. Hardcover. Condition: New. Copyright 2004 - Hardback is in excellent condition. Free tracking with domestic orders. MD SKU-6920710. Seller Inventory # SKU-6920710
Book Description Greenhaven Press, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0737714549
Book Description Greenhaven Press, 2003. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0737714549