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Our Little Athenian Cousin of Long Ago by  Julia Darrow Cowles

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Our Little Athenian Cousin of Long Ago
by Julia Darrow Cowles
Vivid portrayal of the civic and home life of children in Athens during the reign of Pericles, when the art and architecture of ancient Greece were at their height. Through the eyes of Duris, son of the architect Phorion, and Hiero, son of the sculptor Hermippos, we experience the Greek culture of the times as we accompany them on their journey from home to market-place, wonder at the Acropolis, visit schools and studios, observe festivals, and participate in the Olympic games.  Ages 8-10
91 pages $8.95   

 

 

Index


The Acropolis
At School
The Beginning of War
Duris Leaves Athens
The Festival
Festival of the Bear
The Great Procession
The Guest-Friend
Hiero the Victor
Hiero's Uncle is Ill
In the Market-Place
The New Slave
Preparing for the Festival
Preparing to Be Soldiers
A Story in the Studio
The Wrestling School

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