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Greece : in spectacular cross-section

Author: Stephen Biesty; Stewart Ross
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 436 B.C., young Neleus travels with his father from their home in Miletus to Athens, Delphi and, finally, Olympia, where they watch the Olympic games.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Pictorial works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Pictorial works Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Biesty; Stewart Ross
ISBN: 9780199111763 0199111766 9780199115112 0199115117
OCLC Number: 70206379
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 29 pages : color illustrations ; 35 cm
Contents: Our journey --
At home in Miletus --
Entering the habour at Delos --
The silver mines at Laurion --
Piraeus, the port of Athens --
Through Athens' crowded streets --
Shopping in the Agora --
The Acropolis and theatre of Dionysus --
Apollo's temple at Delphi --
The Olympic games.
Responsibility: Stephen Biesty ; text by Stewart Ross ; consultant: James Morwood.

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The year is 436 BCE - Olympic year - and 11-year-old Neleus is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. Setting off from his home in Miletus with his father and brother, our young hero's final  Read more...

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