By Robert Garland
Historic Greece comes alive during this exploration of the day-by-day lives of normal people-men and ladies, young children and the aged, slaves and foreigners, wealthy and terrible. With new details drawn from the most up-tp-date study, this quantity offers a wealth of data on each element of historical Greek existence. observe why it used to be improved to be a slave than an afternoon laborer. learn cooking equipment and principles of historical war. discover Greek mythology. find out how Greeks foretold the long run. comprehend what existence used to be like for ladies, and what triumphing attitudes have been towards sexuality, marriage, and divorce. This quantity brings historical Greek existence domestic to readers via various anecdotes and first resource passages from modern authors, permitting comparability among the traditional international and smooth life.A multitude of assets will interact scholars and readers, together with a Making Connections characteristic which bargains interactive and enjoyable rules for study assignments. The concluding bankruptcy locations the traditional international within the current, protecting new interpretations just like the motion picture three hundred, the founding of recent Greece, and the ways that classical tradition nonetheless impacts our personal. With over 60 illustrations, a timeline of occasions, a word list of phrases, and an intensive print and nonprint bibliography, this quantity bargains a special and descriptive examine probably the most influential eras in human historical past.