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Ancient Greece

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Watch the past come to life in Eyewitness: Ancient Greece . From their myths and gods, to the first Olympics to the trial and execution of Socrates -- explore the history, daily life, beliefs, and achievements of this amazing civilization, whose influence can still be seen today. See how Greek soldiers fought in battle, discover who the heroes were, and learn about the culture and festivals celebrated throughout this relevant era.

For over 25 years, DK's Eyewitness books have been the most trusted nonfiction series in classrooms, libraries, and homes around the world. In summer 2014 this award-winning series will get a fresh new look both inside and out. The introduction of paperback editions, eye-catching jackets, and updated interiors ensure that the Eyewitness series will continue to be relevant in the ever-changing world of education and remain the go-to source for homework help, research projects, reluctant readers, ESL students, and, as always, to satisfy the minds of curious kids.

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9780756606497
9780756630027
9780679916826
9781465420916
9780756606480
9781465420497
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Grouping Title ancient greece
Grouping Author pearson anne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-07-14 04:21:13AM
Last Indexed 2018-07-22 04:22:01AM

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