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Ancient Greece : Waldorf Education Resources - Charles Kovacs

Ancient Greece

Waldorf Education Resources

Paperback Published: 1st January 2004
ISBN: 9780863154294
Number Of Pages: 176
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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A retelling of Greek mythology and ancient history as recommended for the Waldorf curriculum class 5-6 (age 10-12). This welcome new edition of Charles Kovacs' classic work Greece: Mythology and History contains legendary stories of mythical heroes and historic figures from the dawn of western civilization. Through the fearless deeds of Heracles, Theseus and Odysseus to the Golden Age of Athens and the conquests of Alexander the Great, the narrative vividly portrays our journey from the mysteries of antiquity to the birth of modern medicine, science and philosophy.

Prefacep. 9
Greek Mythology
The Red Flower of the Godsp. 13
Pandora's Boxp. 16
An Apple for Aphroditep. 18
Helen's Abductionp. 21
The Battle for Troyp. 24
The Great Wooden Horsep. 27
Odysseus the Wandererp. 30
No One and the Cyclopsp. 33
Circe the Sorceressp. 36
The Sirens' Songp. 39
Return to Ithacap. 42
The Argonauts
Jason, Heir to the Thronep. 49
The Golden Fleecep. 51
The Voyage of the Argop. 53
Sowing the Dragon's Teethp. 55
Perseus
A Gift for the Kingp. 61
The Gorgons' Cavep. 63
Perseus to the Rescuep. 67
A Fateful Throw of the Discusp. 69
The Milk of a Goddessp. 75
The Twelve Labours of Heracles
The Path of Virtuep. 77
The Oracle's Advicep. 79
Hydra Beheadedp. 81
The Augean Stablesp. 83
Taming the Twelve Maresp. 86
Fearless Amazonsp. 88
The Oxen of the Sun Godp. 90
Cerberus, the Hound of Hellp. 92
Heracles the Immortalp. 95
Theseus
The Labyrinth of Minosp. 99
Flight to Freedomp. 102
The Road to Athensp. 105
Ariadne's Threadp. 108
Success and Sorrowp. 110
Greek History
A Royal Sacrificep. 115
Spartan Warriorsp. 117
Athenian Oratorsp. 120
A Slave for an Eyep. 122
The Sunlight Treep. 124
Hippias the Cruel Tyrantp. 127
The Wrath of Dariusp. 130
The Battle of Marathonp. 132
Xerxes' Mighty Armyp. 135
Treachery at Thermopylaep. 137
Ships of Warp. 140
The Judgment of the Shardsp. 143
The Golden Agep. 146
The Love of Wisdomp. 148
Alcibiades the Traitorp. 151
The Death of Socratesp. 154
Alexander the Great
Taming Bucephalusp. 159
Dreams of Conquestp. 162
The Gordian Knotp. 165
The Last Battlep. 169
Indexp. 173
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ISBN: 9780863154294
ISBN-10: 0863154298
Series: Waldorf Education Resources
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st January 2004
Publisher: Floris Books
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.52
Weight (kg): 0.23