Living in Ancient Greece covers the period from 2600 BCE to 146 BCE, focusing on the classical era of Pericles. It examines the day-to-day lives of ancient Greeks, from the aristoi and soldiers to the metics and slaves. Methods of farming, fishing, and cooking are explained, as well as the structure of the Greek family and society. Particular attention is paid to the myths, religious rites, politics, sciences, and arts that distinguish Greek society.
With timelines, maps, detailed photography, and full-color illustrations, Living in Ancient Greece is an engaging reference for teenagers and young adults that brings the ancient world to life.
Chapters include: - Land of Gods and Heroes - Living off Land and Sea - The Greeks at Home and Work - Peace and War - Culture and Science