Greek Gazette

Greek Gazette

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Description

Usborne's newspaper history books present facts about various periods in history through the use of a fictional tabloid newspaper. The Greek Gazette depicts in lurid detail the trials, terrors, tribulations and triumphs of the ancient Greeks.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 210 x 270 x 6mm | 140g
  • Usborne Publishing Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • colour & b&w illustrations & photographs
  • 0746027559
  • 9780746027554
  • 308,530

Table of 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.show more

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