Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece


Author: Jane Chisholm,Lisa Miles,Struan Reid
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9781409531418
Category: Greece
Page: 144
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This is a far-reaching history of ancient Greece, from the early Minoans to the rise of classical Greece and its conquest by the Macedonians.

Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece


Author: Nigel Wilson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113678800X
Category: History
Page: 832
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Examining every aspect of the culture from antiquity to the founding of Constantinople in the early Byzantine era, this thoroughly cross-referenced and fully indexed work is written by an international group of scholars. This Encyclopedia is derived from the more broadly focused Encyclopedia of Greece and the Hellenic Tradition, the highly praised two-volume work. Newly edited by Nigel Wilson, this single-volume reference provides a comprehensive and authoritative guide to the political, cultural, and social life of the people and to the places, ideas, periods, and events that defined ancient Greece.

The Usborne Internet-linked Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece


Author: Jane Chisholm,Lisa Miles,Struan Reid
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780746049075
Category: Greece
Page: 144
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This encyclopaedia seeks to help children explore the many facets of Ancient Greece and learn about the environment from which Greek myths and classic legends sprung. The illustrations combine with the text to offer a sense of what life would have been like at the time, along with discussion of subjects relevant to the curriculum. The encyclopaedia has been revised to include recommended Internet links which provide readers with access to a range of relevant Web sites containing further facts and information.

The Usborne Encyclopedia of World History


Author: Jane Bingham,Fiona Chandler,Sam Taplin
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794526887
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 415
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You will find the history of the world covering the major civilizations, rulers and events. The book paints a vivid picture of everyday life over thousands of years.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia


Author: Editors of Kingfisher
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780753457849
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 491
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A reference guide to world history, featuring a timeline, key date boxes, and biographies of historical figures.

Encyclopedia of the Roman World


Author: Fiona Chandler,USBORNE
Publisher: Usborne Books
ISBN: 9781409520405
Category: Romans
Page: 128
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Readers learn about all aspects of Roman life, from days out at the games, the baths or the races, to daily life in a country villa. Internet-links offer a selection of recommended websites, containing additional information for school projects and homework.

Children's Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Step Back in Time to Discover the Wonders of the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, the Aztecs and Maya, the Incas, Ancient China and Ancient Japan
Author: John Haywood,Charlotte Hurdman,Richard Tames,Philip Steele,Fiona MacDonald
Publisher: Armadillo
ISBN: 9781843229957
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 512
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Details the characteristics and accomplishments of ancient cultures, including the Egyptians, Maya, and Romans, covering such topics as famous people, government, family life, cuisine, hygiene, travel, trade, and legends.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece

A Comprehensive History with 1000 Photographs
Author: Nigel Rodgers
Publisher: National Book Network
ISBN: 9780754823575
Category: History
Page: 512
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An authoritative account of the magnificent heritage that is classical Greece, including a history of its military and political power, the architecture, sculpture, art, the drama and philosophy, their gods, temples and religious rituals, all shown in more than 1000 glorious photographs.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome


Author: Michael Gagarin
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0195170725
Category: History
Page: 3584
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome is the clearest and most accessible guide to the world of classical antiquity ever produced. This multivolume reference work is a comprehensive overview of the major cultures of the classical Mediterranean world--Greek, Hellenistic, and Roman--from the Bronze Age to the fifth century CE. It also covers the legacy of the classical world and its interpretation and influence in subsequent centuries. The Encyclopedia brings the work of the best classical scholars, archaeologists, and historians together in an easy-to-use format. The articles, written by leading scholars in the field, seek to convey the significance of the people, places, and historical events of classical antiquity, together with its intellectual and material culture. Broad overviews of literature, history, archaeology, art, philosophy, science, and religion are complimented by articles on authors and their works, literary genres and periods, historical figures and events, archaeologists and archaeological sites, artists and artistic themes and materials, philosophers and philosophical schools, scientists and scientific areas, gods, heroes, and myths. Areas covered include: · Greek and Latin Literature · Authors and Their Works · Historical Figures and Events · Religion and Mythology · Art, Artists, Artistic Themes, and Materials · Archaeology, Philosophers, and Philosophical Schools · Science and Technology · Politics, Economics, and Society · Material Culture and Everyday Life

The Usborne Internet-linked Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt


Author: Gill Harvey,Struan Reid,Linda Penny,Melissa Alaverdy
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780746061312
Category: Egypt
Page: 128
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This volume traces the history of ancient Egypt, a civilization which lasted over 3000 years. It features photographs of treasures, wall-paintings and mummified bodies, along with reconstructions and cutaways of architecture.

Jason and the Argonauts

Usborne Classics Retold
Author: Felicity Brooks,Graham Humphreys
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1409568385
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 160
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Deep in the heart of enemy territory, through mountainous seas and uncharted lands, Jason and his fearless crew, the Argonauts, do battle with giants, dragons, monsters and a merciless sea god, to bring the legendary Golden Fleece back to Greece. Thrillingly retold for today's readers, this heroic tale of myths and monsters in the ancient world remains as fresh and exciting as the day it was first written.

A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Greece


Author: Lesley Sims,Conrad Mason
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781409566168
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 128
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A handy guide for would-be time-travellers planning a trip back to Ancient Greece A Visitor's Guide to Ancient Greece is full of fascinating historical information about interesting tourist attractions, important festivals and the fashions and customs of ancient Greece. Written in an amusing style with a guide to the best villas, hotels and markets, this book also includes internet links which help readers to access the best online resources about Ancient Greece.

The Usborne Internet-linked Encyclopedia of World Geography with Complete World Atlas


Author: Gillian Doherty,Anna Claybourne,Susanna Davidson,Craig Asquith
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794508050
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 400
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This edition provides an extensive overview of all aspects of world geography. It includes an atlas with 60 pages of maps and links to Web sites and downloadable photos.

The Usborne Internet-Linked Children's Encyclopedia


Author: Felicity Brooks,David Hancock
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794503680
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 320
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Provides information on the planet Earth, plants and animals, the human body, world history, elements of cultures throughout the world, science, inventions, and ouher space.

The Visual dictionary of ancient civilizations


Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing,Deni Bown,DK Publishing
Publisher: Dk Pub
ISBN: 9781564587015
Category: History
Page: 64
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Labeled pictures identify buildings, clothing, and artifacts for the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Persian, Celtic, Minoan, Grecian, Roman, Aztec, Buddhist, and Chinese civiliations.

World History


Author: Anne Millard,Patricia Vanags
Publisher: Usborne Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780794524784
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 195
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Includes Empires, Civilizations, Age of Revolutions, Crusaders, Warriors, Exploration, and more.

Ancient Greeks


Author: Stephanie Turnbull
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781474903196
Category:
Page: 32
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'Beginners' contain dual-level text. On each page a simple line for beginner readers is accompanied by a more complex one, which can be read aloud by an adult or by the child as he or she grows in confidence.

Element Encyclopedia of Fairies


Author: Lucy Cooper
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780007935109
Category:
Page: 576
View: 5620

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Fairy expert Lucy Cooper examines the long history of fairies in our world, both ancient and modern. From the Fates of ancient Greece and the Sidhe of the Celts to the Cottingley Fairies of Yorkshire and the Djinn of Arabia.