Ancient Civilizations - Greece

The Athens chapter introduces some of the important elements of public life in Athens. The chapter also looks at the different groups of people in Athenian society.

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The home page outlines some of the reasons why Athens was such an important cultural and political centre in ancient Greece.


The Story looks at a day in the life of ancient Athens. It introduces the idea that there were many different sections in Athenian society and each group had different rights and duties.


The Explore is an interactive illustration of Athens. Children can find out about the important commercial, political and religious sites of the city.


The Challenge asks children to find the male citizens in the crowded Agora.

See chapter resources to find worksheets for this section.

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