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Everyday Life in the Ancient World: A Guide to Travel in Ancient Times

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Take a boat trip down ancient Egypt's crocodile-infested Nile river or a chariot ride through ancient Rome, circa. a.d. 128, and don't forget to make the customary sacrifice at the altar outside the door before entering the Parthenon in ancient Greece. And, above all, try to avoid becoming a human sacrifice yourself if you dare visit the Aztec temple in Tenochtitlan!Writte ...more
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Kingfisher
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David
This was so much fun- it's aimed at a younger audience, and is framed as a 'travel book' tongue-in-cheek. Each chapter (there are four, One each on Ancient Egypt, Ancient Greece, Ancient Rome, and the Aztecs & Incas.) opens with the time, who is in power, and a good place to start your travels... then it offers 'travel advice' on how the local natives dress, eat, what thier culture is like, things to be careful of, and even things you might want to do or see while there.

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Patty
In the time since I added this to my Want To Read list, I had forgotten this one was a children's book. Lots of great pictures and interesting facts of daily life during ancient times. A great way to supplement a Social Studies lesson or introduce new readers to the joys of exploring history.
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