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Arts and Culture in the Ancient World - PB
Arts and Culture in the Ancient World - PB
Arts and Culture in the Ancient World - PB
9780778717393 | In Stock
This amazing book provides a snapshot of the arts and cultures across various ancient civilizations. Engaging illustrations, detailed timelines, and fascinating information bring back to life the ancient civilizations of Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, Africa, China, and more. Read about
• Egypt's pyramids, temples, royal tombs, and palaces;
• Africa's oral storytelling culture;
• Chinese games and pastimes;
• Rome's sports arenas–the Colosseum and Circus Maximus.

Reading Level: Gr. 5
Interest Level: Gr. 5-8
Guided Reading Level: T
Binding: Paperback
Series: Life in the Ancient World
Author(s): Hazel Richardson, Paul Challen

Size: 8 ½″ × 11″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 7.3
Dewey: 930
Lexile: 1040L
Copyright: 2011

Arts and Culture in the Ancient World

“...Contrasting explorations of similarities and differences among ancient civilizations including Greece, Rome, Mesopotamia, China and more are unfolded through a specific viewing point,; in this case, arts and culture. Filled with color illustrations, photographs, maps and related topics in highlighted insets, "Arts and Culture in the Ancient World" presents a variety of achievements and practices of fourteen different ancient civilizations, plus maps with color-coded locations of the civilizations under study, timelines, and further resources including a glossary, index, websites, and further reading suggestions. Packed with fascinating detail, these amazing chapters on ancient civilizations of the Indus River Valley, Africa, Mesoamerica, South America, Japan, the Celts of Europe, and the Vikings help enflesh the accomplishments of ancient peoples and bring their cultures to vibrant life...highly recommended.” —Children’s Bookwatch, 01/12