From Athens to Sparta
What would it have been like if you had lived in ancient Sparta or in ancient Athens? You would have lived in a City State and would very proud of it! You would also be proud of being Greek.
Ancient Greek Mask
Crayola has directions on how to use their Model Magic® clay to design decorative masks in ancient Greek style, expressing relevant emotions.
The Concept of the Hero
The ancient Greek concept of a hero was different from our own culture’s. First and foremost, the ancient Greek hero was a religious figure, a dead person who received cult honors and was expected in return to bring prosperity. From Rediscovering Homer: Poetry and Performance. Videos included.
Cretan or Classical Mazes
All you need is a large sand pit or beach to recreate one of these ancient puzzles. Most fun at the beach when the tide comes in. Other ancient mazes also available.
The ruins of Ephesus take on a value and a special significance among the numerous sites of an archaeological interest. This is due to its inestimable artistic patrimony, its titanic heritage of history and culture, and the inexhaustible beauty and charm of its archaeological site in modern Turkey.
Join in these interactive stories set in Ancient Rome and Greece. Add your own portion to an ongoing story which many others have begun. One is in Latin.
Journey back using a virtual time machine to this crucible of civilization. If you have a high speed modem, try the Flash version. It is amazing! From PBS.
Olympics Through Time
Bull-leaping and chariot races were once the top draws. Foot racing has stood the test of time.
The Twelve Labors of Hercules
Hercules was the extraordinary son of Zeus, the king of the gods. The only problem Hercules had was that his father’s wife wasn’t his real mother.
“Plato” from Sunny Bunniezz History of Puppets page.