TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Build It Yourself)

TOOLS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS: A Kid's Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Greece (Build It Yourself)

Kris Bordessa

Language: English

Pages: 128

ISBN: 0974934461

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


Tools of the Ancient Greeks: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Greece explores the scientific discoveries, athletic innovations, engineering marvels, and innovative ideas created more than two thousand years ago. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, fascinating anecdotes, and fifteen hands-on activities, readers will learn how Greek innovations and ideas have shaped world history and our own world view.

The Colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana (Cambridge Classical Texts and Commentaries, Volume 49)

The Aeneid (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Cognition of Value in Aristotle's Ethics: Promise of Enrichment, Threat of Destruction (SUNY Series in Ancient Greek Philosophy)

The Aeneid of Virgil

Olive Cultivation in Ancient Greece: Seeking the Ancient Economy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other titles in the Tools of Discovery series: Tools of Navigation: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Finding Your Way by Rachel Dickinson Tools of Timekeeping: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Telling Time by Linda Formichelli and W. Eric Martin Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Rome by Rachel Dickinson Tools of Native Americans: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Culture of the First Americans by Kim Kavin Nomad

river where you set your foot just now is gone— those waters giving way to this, now this. * *translated by Brooks Haxton in the New England Review, Winter 2001 This poem was written by Heraclitus (540-480 BCE), an early Greek philosopher. He believed that all things are constantly in a state of flux, or change, and that fire was the essential material uniting all things in the universe. Years later, both Plato and Aristotle dismissed him as being illogical. A saying that we still use today

the medical school at Cos. Hippocrates, who became known as the “father of medicine,” wrote hundreds of papers on surgery, anatomy, diseases, treatment of illness with diet and drugs, and medical ethics—that is, the code of conduct that doctors should follow. He taught medical students to observe their patients carefully and record facts, a practice essential for good science. Even more importantly, he convinced most people that illness and disease had natural causes and weren’t inflicted by

Eratosthenes. Anaximander and his map of the world. Where in the World is Ancient Greece? It’s important to know just where ancient Greece was on the map and how vast it was. The mainland of ancient Greece, situated on the Aegean Sea, looks very similar to modern-day Greece. At their most powerful, the ancient Greeks controlled mainland Greece, a large number of islands in the Aegean Sea, and parts of countries that are now Italy, Egypt, Spain, and Turkey. Eratosthenes and the Deep Well

Eratosthenes. Anaximander and his map of the world. Where in the World is Ancient Greece? It’s important to know just where ancient Greece was on the map and how vast it was. The mainland of ancient Greece, situated on the Aegean Sea, looks very similar to modern-day Greece. At their most powerful, the ancient Greeks controlled mainland Greece, a large number of islands in the Aegean Sea, and parts of countries that are now Italy, Egypt, Spain, and Turkey. Eratosthenes and the Deep Well

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