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The Greek gazette

Author: Fergus Fleming; Paul Dowswell; Guy Smith; Ian Jackson
Publisher: Tulsa, OK : EDC Pub., 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A humorous tabloid-style summary of the news from Ancient Greece.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fergus Fleming; Paul Dowswell; Guy Smith; Ian Jackson
ISBN: 0746027559 9780746027554
OCLC Number: 38592625
Notes: "First published in 1997 by Usborne Publishing ... London"--Page 32.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Part 1 News pages: Bronze Age 2900-1100 BC - "cock and bull" says Cretan king; Dark Ages 1100-800 BC - oh no, the Dorians are here; Archaic period 800-500 BC - Sparta talks tough; the Classical Age 500-323 BC - Marathon man in drop-dead dash, why we don't like the Persians, King Phil's Macedonian mash-up, Gordians in knot fiasco; the Hellenistic period 323-30 BC - quadruple royal murder sensation, Corinth crushed in Roman rampage. Part 2 Features: the oracle speaks - hot news, live from Delphi; thinking - philosophy watch; arts - what's new in pots and buildings; entertainment - top tips for holiday reading; health - meet Hippocrates, the doc from Kos; style - chins, tunics, cloaks and girdles; democracy - what your vote means in today's Ancient Greece; small ads; sport - Greece in games dispute.
Responsibility: written by Fergus Fleming ; and designed by Karen Tomlin ; edited by Paul Dowswell ; illustrated by Guy Smith and Ian Jackson.

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