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In the Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks

by Fiona Macdonald

  • 347 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Peter Bedrick .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Mythology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • History - General History,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Mythology, Greek,
  • Ancient - Greece,
  • Antiquities & Archaeology,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Ancient,
  • History - Ancient,
  • Greece

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8374725M
    ISBN 100872266362
    ISBN 109780872266360
    OCLC/WorldCa47893095

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      Play this game from The British Museum that allows you compare the lives of both men and women from these two Greek cities, and learn more about daily life in ancient Greece. Be sure to take the Greek “house challenge” to see where you would find men and women hanging out, and doing what, under the same roof. Life in Ancient Greece Life in ancient Greece developed from three significant civilizations: the Minoans, the Mycenaeans, and the ancient Greeks. Archeologists, scientists who study the remains of ancient cultures, have studied these civilizations and have found evidence of sophisticated societies. In all three of these civilizations the evidence indicates that ancient Greeks used clothing.


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In the Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks by Fiona Macdonald Download PDF EPUB FB2

Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks does just what it says on the cover: it provides an overview of the customs, religion, politics, aesthetics, and sensibilities of the ancient Greeks (with focus on the Classical period).

The author, Robert Garland, draws heavily upon The Illiad and The Odyssey, the works of Hesiod, and of course archeological evidence to establish this portrait of Greek life /5. I found Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks to be a very enlightening resource.

While the author admits that not a lot is known of these times most of what we know comes from ancient Athens. This book opened my eyes to the culture and livening conditions that existed in these times.4/5(1). Garland does an outstanding job of presenting a readable, easily understandable overview of daily life and culture among the ancient Greeks.

His book destroys a number of myths about ancient Greece, and avoids the trap of becoming too closely engaged with the subject/5(9). Ancient Greece comes alive in this recreation of the daily lives of ordinary people--men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor.

Taking account of the most up-to-date discoveries, the author provides a wealth of information on such varied facets of Greek life as food and drink, dress, housing, literacy, juvenile delinquency, the plight of the elderly, the. Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor.

With new information drawn from the most current research, this volume presents a wealth of information on every aspect of ancient Greek life, including food and drink, religious practices, housing, literacy, warfare, and attitudes.

Get this from a library. Daily life of the ancient Greeks. [Robert Garland] -- From the Publisher: Ancient Greece comes alive in this exploration of the daily lives of ordinary people-men and women, children and the elderly, slaves and foreigners, rich and poor.

With new. Daily Life Life in ancient Greece was quite different for men and women. Whilst men were expected to take an active part in the public life of their city, women were expected to lead a. ROBERT GARLAND is the Roy D. and Margaret B. Wooster Professor of Classics at Colgate University.

He is the author of a number of books on the ancient world, including The Greek Way of Death (), The Piralus (), The Greek Way of Life (), Religion and the Greeks (), and The Eye of the Beholder: Deformity and Disability in the Graeco-Roman World ().

The daily life of an ancient Greek was very similar to our lives today. Of course, ancient Greeks did not have smart phones, computers, televisions, or electricity. But they did live in highly organized cities, where they could go see a play or a sporting event, or attend a number of different schools, or could join the army and become a soldier.

Get this from a library. Daily life of the ancient Greeks. [Robert Garland] -- "Significantly expanded and updated in light of the most recent scholarship, the second edition of Garland's engaging introduction to ancient Greek society brings this world vividly to life--and, in. Garland does an outstanding job of presenting a readable, easily understandable overview of daily life and culture among the ancient Greeks.

His book destroys a number of myths about ancient Greece, and avoids the trap of becoming too closely engaged with the by: Ancient Greece Daily Life Childhood. Children lived with their mothers in the women's quarter until they were 7 years old.

They slept in wicker baskets or wooden cradles. The children played with balls, miniature chariots, rattles, yo-yos, rocking horses, and dolls and animals made from clay.

Many had pets. They especially liked dogs. Professor Garland is the author of numerous articles in both academic and popular journals and books capturing details of all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman life, including The Greek Way of Life: From Conception to Old Age; Introducing New Gods: The Politics.

History >> Ancient Greece. What were the Ancient Greek's homes like. Greek homes were built around an outdoor courtyard. The courtyard was the center of activity. It usually had a well for water, an altar to worship the gods, and was a good place for the kids to play. Daily life of the ancient Greeks by Robert Garland.

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They left home each day to work in the fields or in the town. They might visit a barber shop, where they heard the latest gossip and news.

Daily Life of the Ancient Greeks, 2nd Edition £ PDF Eugenie S. Heitmiller. I read a book and it says "some Ancient figures are still believable in daily life, for instance; Lamia." Is this right and who is Lamia.

It says In education system, there is "diglassi" which means, they have to learn both Ancient and Modern Greek. Is this right. Is this common to know Ancient Greek. What Greeks think about Italians. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

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Ancient Greece Worksheets Eyewitness Workbook Ancient Greece is an activity-packed exploration of the lives and history of the ancient Greeks.

Below you will find fast facts, activities and quizzes. Enter the world of the ancient Greeks and discover what daily life was really like.

Discover what foods were popular, how children were educated, which jobs people did, and much more! Infosearch asks the questions that young people want to have answered.

Each chapter opens with a different question and gives a detailed and fascinating : Capstone."Garland's Daily Life remains the best single volume snapshot of everyday society in ancient Greece." —G.

J. Oliver, Department of Classics, Brown University "This is really fine—lively and reliable—an excellent introduction to the classical world." —Peter Heinegg, Union College, review of the first edition. About the Author.