Frequently cited as a land that birthed civilization and culture as we know it, the impact of ancient Greece on the world cannot be overstated. Its flourishing city-states laid the creative foundations for much of the literature, drama, art, and architecture we enjoy today, while advances in governance and law have shaped the development of democracy. This lively volume ch...more
Hardcover, 88 pages
Published August 15th 2011 by Rosen Education Service
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The textual information is appropriate for a middle school student doing research on ancient Greece. My biggest criticism is about the editing: one obvious textual error ("invented invented" on page 58), and some pretty fuzzy illustrations (p. 46 map of Alexander the Great's conquests, pp. 72-74 illustrations of the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders). Otherwise, a decent overview/introduction to the topic for students.