Ancient Greece

The mythology at the heart of the Percy Jackson books comes from ancient Greece. Greece was a very prominent civilization in the ancient world. Further, many of the ancient Greeks' ideas about government, language, mathematics and more have had a huge influence on the way we do things today. If you want to find out more, check out the following links and titles:

http://library.eb.com/kids/comptons/article-9274648?
You can access a lot of great information through the Library's website, including dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Click here to learn what the Encyclopedia Britannica has to say about ancient Greece.










Another great resource available on the Library's website is Scholastic's True Flix, where you can pick a subject, and then read a book and watch a video on that subject.
 
 





http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar234900&st=greece%2C+ancient#tab=homepage
The World Book Encyclopedia will give you lots of interesting details about life in ancient Greece, ranging in topic from food and family life to warfare, sports, government, and more.




You can find these and other books on ancient Greece in the
Youth S
ervices Department under J 938.

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