Clothes worn in Ancient Greece for Kids The Greeks wore light, loose clothes as the weather was hot for most of the year. Long pieces of colourful fabric were used to make the Greek clothes. The main item of clothing for men was a tunic, called a chiton, These were big squares of cloth, held in place by pins at the shoulders and a belt round the waist. They were made from wool in the winter or linen in the summer. Women also wore clothing which was made from big square piece of linen or wool. They used pins in various places to hold it together. Odyssey Though, Penelope was comfort with the news of the beggar, she dismissed such hope. The next day in the banquet hall, Penelope had decided to take one of the suitors as her husband, if that suitor could string Odysseus' bow and shoot an arrow through rings of twelve axes in a row. According to Homer, he tells that Iphitus had given the bow to Odysseus, when the hero was a young man.
Studying Ancient Egypt, Grades 6-8 By Phil Nast, retired middle school teacher and freelance writer Found In: Social Studies, 6-8 Learn about the Ancient Egyptians, explore and build pyramids, make a mummy, decipher hieroglyphics, and more with these lessons and videos, activities, and games. Lesson Plans Greek Mythology- List of Greek Gods and Goddesses in Ancient Greece The Olympian gods were the main gods of Ancient Greece. After overthrowing their ancestors, the Titans, the Olympian gods became the rulers of the World (Cosmos), representing the civilization of the world. The Olympian gods majestically and democratically dwelled on Mount Olympus, the highest mountain in Greece, built by the Cyclopes. The leader of the Olympian gods was Zeus.
Explore Greek Mythology - Welcome to Camp Half-Blood: The Online World of Rick Riordan Sitemap | Contact Info Sélectionner une langue Explore Greek Mythology Learn about... The Best Greek Mythology Resources: Mythweb Encyclopedia Mythica Theoi Project The Best Greek Mythology On-Line Games: Myth Brainstorming Machine: Create your own myth! People and Places of the Odyssey As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge.
ChronoZoom ChronoZoom is an educational tool for teachers and students who want to put historical events in perspective. A great many resources have been created already in ChronoZoom for your enjoyment and enlightenment. Start Exploring Greek Mythology A lot of Greek myths in alphabetical order - read them all! f To find out more about Greek mythology, check out these books from Amazon or from your library: Greek Myths for Young Children, by Heather Amery (Usborne, 2000). My niece really likes this one. For younger children.
Explore Ancient Egypt Explore Ancient Egypt With 360-degree and other imagery, walk around the Sphinx, enter the Great Pyramid, visit tombs and temples, and more. Want to walk around the Sphinx? Mount Olympus & the 12 Olympians - Ancient Greek Gods Is Mount Olympus a real place? Yes. Mount Olympus is Greece's highest mountain. Today, Mount Olympus is one of Greece's national parks. 10 More Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern Technology Following on from our previous list Top 10 Ancient Inventions You Think Are Modern, we have put together this list. It includes items that were omitted from the first but are still fascinating. Most of the things found here are considered by most to have come from the modern world (or the medieval world at the earliest) but all pre-date the birth of Christ. Feel free to mention others you might know in the comments.