Three Greek Children

by Alfred J. Church


Description:  When events during the Peloponnesian War demand it, the three children of Leon and Elpinicé are dispatched quickly from their home in Athens to take refuge in Sparta. During their sojourn there they learn much about Spartan customs and hear stories from Spartan history, which, when added to their personal experience of Athenian customs and stories of Athenian history, give a full picture of life in ancient Greece as children experienced it in the 5th century B.C.


Additional information:

Ages:  9-11
Length:  148 pages
Format:  Paperback, Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2008
ISBN:  978-1-59915-081-9
Genres:  Ancient History, Historical Fiction

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Table of Contents

1. The Home in Athens

2. The Home at Marathon

3. At the Toilet

4. Old Hylax

5. Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic

6. A Friend

7. The End of Sciton

8. A Voyage

9. Salamis

10. The Peiraeus

11. A Family Sacrifice

12. At Sparta

13. The Story of Aristomenes

14. A Marriage

15. Good-bye to Sparta

16. At Corinth

17. The Games

18. At Home Again

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