Uses a travel guide format to provide information about life in Greece during the fifth century B.C., including such activities as consulting an oracle, going to the Olympics, and attending a banquet.
|Other titles||Ancient Greece|
|Statement||written by Fiona Macdonald ; illustrated by Mike Foster.|
|Contributions||Foster, Mike Stuart, ill.|
|LC Classifications||DF78 .M24 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||46 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
|ISBN 10||0590117629, 0590119206|
|LC Control Number||98007363|
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