Ancient Greece-Pathfinder

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There is a lot of information available about Ancient Greece and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.

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Websites

  • Children's University of Manchester: Ancient Greece

    http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/learning-activities/history/ancient-egypt/introduction/

    Explore Ancient Greece in this fun and interactive site.

  • Ancient Greece For Kids

    http://primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/Greece.html

    Education, theatre, sports, homes, religion, it is all here and lots more besides.

  • Ancient Greece - The British Museum

    http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/

    Daily life, Festival & games,Sparta & Athens, etc.

  • The Ancient Olympics

    http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Olympics/index.html

    A good site for information on the Olympics of the distant past.

  • BBC's Ancient Greece

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/main_menu.shtml

    The Olympics, democracy, city life, the role of women, slaves and the theatre.

  • Daily Life in Ancient Greece

    http://ancienthistory.mrdonn.org/AncientGreece.html

    In addition to the usual topics, such as the Olympics, and the gods, this site covers topics like clothing, home life and food.

  • Greek Mythology

    http://www.carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/GREECE/home.html

    Ancient pottery and pictures tell of the gods and goddesses of Ancient Greece.

  • The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization

    http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/

    Not a kid's site but it includes an interactive map, sound files, and more.

  • Hercules: Greece's Greatest Hero

    http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/Herakles/index.html

    Read the stories, learn about the 12 labours and more.

  • Ducksters Ancient Greece

    http://www.ducksters.com/history/ancient_greece.php

    Everything you want to know about Ancient Greece.

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Find More at the Library

  • To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
  • Call numbers to browse
    • 291 Greek gods and goddesses
    • 398 Greek legends
    • 937 Ancient Greek history
  • Suggested subject headings for catalogue
    • Greece, Ancient -- Juvenile literature
    • Greece, Antiquities -- Juvenile literature
    • Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile literature
    • Olympic games (Ancient) -- Juvenile literature

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