The Children’s Plutarch: Tales of the Greeks

by F. J. Gould


Description:  Twenty-one stories of the ancient Greeks adapted for the younger reader from the admirable biographies of Plutarch. Ideal introduction to the characters that figured prominently in the history of ancient Greece. Includes three black and white illustrations by Walter Crane.


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Ages:  ​8-10
Length:  157 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2007
ISBN:  978-1-59915-162-5
Genres:  Ancient History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The Hardy Men of Sparta (Lycurgus)

2. The Wise Man of Athens (Solon)

3. The Just Man (Aristides)

4. The Savior of Athens (Themistocles)

5. The Admiral of the Fleet (Cimon)

6. The Man Who Made Athens Beautiful (Pericles)

7. Three Powers (Lysander and Others)

8. The Man with Many Faces (Alcibiades)

9. In Old Persia (Cyrus and Artaxerxes)

10. A Lame King (Agesilaus)

11. A Martyr King (Agis)

12. A Valiant Helper (Pelopidas)

13. Dion

14. The Man Who Saved Sicily (Timoleon)

15. The Orator (Demosthenes)

16. The Conqueror (Alexander)

17. A Servant of the City (Phocion)

18. Golden Shoes and Two Crowns (Demetrius)

19. Up the Scaling-Ladders (Aratus)

20. A Fighting King (Pyrrhus)

21. The Last of the Greeks (Philopoemen)

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