Living in Ancient Greece
Greenhaven Press, 2003 - History - 144 pages
In these pages both modern and ancient voices tell what life was like in ancient Greece, birthplace of Western society. Included are fascinating tracts on democracy, law and justice, religion, slavery, the treatment of women, theater, and the glory of sport.
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