The Story of Greece

by Mary Macgregor

Description:  Stories from the history of ancient Greece beginning with mythical and legendary stories of gods and heroes and ending with the conquests of Alexander the Great. Gives short accounts of battles and sieges, and of the men who made Greece a great nation.

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Ages:  10-14
Length:  505 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white (paperback)
                     Color (ebook)
Year published:  2006
ISBN:  978-1-59915-033-8
Genres:  History, Ancient History

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Table of Contents

1. Wonderland

2. The Great God Pan

3. The Six Pomegranate Seeds

4. The Birth of Athene

5. The Two Weavers

6. The Purple Flowers

7. Danae and Her Little Son

8. The Quest of Perseus

9. Andromeda and the Sea-Monster

10. Acrisius Is Killed by Perseus

11. Achilles and Briseis the Faircheeked

12. Menelaus and Paris Do Battle

13. Hector and Andromache

14. The Horses of Achilles

15. The Death of Hector

16. Polyphemus the Giant

17. Odysseus Escapes from the Cave

18. Odysseus Returns to Ithaca

19. Argus the Hound Dies

20. The Bow of Odysseus

21. The Land of Hellas

22. Lycurgus and His Little Nephew

23. Lycurgus Returns to Sparta

24. The Training of the Spartans

25. The Helots

26. Aristomenes and the Fox

27. The Olympian Games

28. The Last King of Athens

29. Cylon Fails To Make Himself Tyrant

30. Solon Frees the Slaves

31. The Athenians Take Salamis

32. Pisistratus Becomes Tyrant

33. Harmodius and Aristogiton

34. The Law of Ostracism

35. The Bridge of Boats

36. Darius Rewards Histiaeus

37. Histiaeus Shaves the Head of His Slave

38. Sardis Is Destroyed

39. The Sandal Sewn by Histiaeus

40. Darius Demands Earth and Water

41. The Battle of Marathon

42. Miltiades Sails to the Island of Paros

43. Aristides Is Ostracised

44. The Dream of Xerxes

45. Xerxes Orders the Hellespont To Be Scourged

46. "The Bravest Men of All Hellas"

47. The Battle of Thermopylae

48. The Battle of Artemisium

49. Themistocles Urges Eurybiades To Stay at Salamis

50. Themistocles Tricks the Admirals

51. The Battle of Salamis

52. The Battle of Plataea

53. The Delian League

54. Themistocles Deceives the Spartans

55. Themistocles Is Ostracised

56. The Eloquence of Pericles

57. Pericles and Elpinice

58. The City of Athens

59. Great Men of Athens

60. The Thebans Attack the Plataeans

61. Attica Is Invaded by the Spartans

62. The Last Words of Pericles

63. The Siege of Plataea

64. The Sentence of Death

65. Brasidas Loses His Shield

66. The Spartans Surrender

67. Brasidas the Spartan

68. Amphipolis Surrenders to Brasidas

69. Alcibiades the Favourite of Athens

70. Socrates the Philosopher

71. Alcibiades Praises Socrates

72. The Images of Hermes Are Destroyed

73. Alcibiades Escapes to Sparta

74. The Siege of Syracuse

75. The Athenian Army Is Destroyed

76. Alcibiades Returns to Athens

77. Antiochus Disobeys Alcibiades

78. The Walls of Athens Are Destroyed

79. The March of the Ten Thousand

80. Pelopidas and Epaminondas

81. The Seven Conspirators

82. The Battle of Leuctra

83. The Death of Epaminondas

84. The Two Brothers

85. Timoleon Sends Dionysius to Corinth

86. Icetes Tries To Slay Timoleon

87. The Battle of Crimisus

88. Demosthenes Wishes To Become an Orator

89. Demosthenes the Greatest Orator of Athens

90. The Sacred War

91. Alexander and Bucephalus

92. Alexander and Diogenes

93. The Battle of Granicus

94. The Gordian Knot

95. Darius Gallops from the Battlefield

96. Tyre Is Stormed by Alexander

97. The Battle of Gaugamela

98. Alexander Burns Persepolis

99. Alexander Slays His Foster-Brother

100. Porus and His Elephant

101. Alexander Is Wounded

102. The Death of Alexander

103. Demosthenes in the Temple of Poseidon

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