100 Facts on Ancient Greece (100 Facts)
By: Fiona MacDonald (author)Paperback
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100 Facts Ancient Greece for kids is bursting with exactly 100 fascinating facts, detailed images and fun activities to help children aged 6-10 years learn everything they need to know about the lives of ancient Greeks. Simple projects throughout help reluctant and early readers understand the facts more clearly. Full-page artworks bring the ancient world to life. Comprehensive index enables children to navigate the topics easily. Synopsis - Product details100 Facts Ancient Greece for kids contains key topics about ancient Greece for children aged 6-10 years in simple, exciting numbered facts. Every page showcases fantastic illustrations and photographs that support a child's understanding of the text. Topics covered in 100 Facts Ancient Greece: Beliefs about the power of the Gods to punish and reward humans. The Battle of Troy and the famous wooden horse. Athens' rivalry with Sparta and the great battles between the armies. 'I don't believe it' fascinating facts: When their sons were marching off to war, Spartan women said 'Come back carrying your shield (victorious) or be carried on it (dead!)'. Pythagoras' followers believed in reincarnation. They were vegetarians but they would not eat beans because they might contain reborn human souls! Once a year, Athenian citizens voted to ban unpopular people from their city for ten years. Activities to make learning accessible and interactive: Make Helen of Troy's crown using gold-coloured card, sequins and a string of beads. Quiz question: When was the first Olympic Games held? Make a Greek chiton using cloth, safety pins and a belt."
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