|The Story of the Greeks|
|by Helene A. Guerber|
| Elementary history of Greece, made up principally of stories about persons, giving at the same time a clear idea of the most important events in the ancient world and calculated to enforce the lessons of perseverance, courage, patriotism, and virtue that are taught by the noble lives described. Beginning with the legends of Jason, Theseus, and events surrounding the Trojan War, the narrative moves on to present the contrasting city-states of Sparta and Athens, the war against Persia, their conflicts with each other, the feats of Alexander the Great, and annexation by Rome. Ages 10-14 |
About This Text
This text was prepared by a team of volunteers,
including Belinda, Teresa, and Stacey Zoller, Nicola Ho Fatt, Patricia
Bostian, Paula Augustine, and Melinda Russell, using
as copytext, The Story of the Greeks, by
H. A. Guerber,
New York: American Book Company, 1896.
Formatting was added to the text, proofreading was completed, and images were prepared
by Lisa Ripperton.
Since this book was first published before 1923, it is in the public domain
in the United States. By
U.S. law, it entered the public domain 75 years after
its first publication.
A number of illustrations are included in the text.
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