Culture of Sparta (Ancient Cultures and Civilizations)
Ancient Sparta is a city-state known for its military conquests and successes. This text introduces readers to the culture of Sparta, which helped turn the ancient civilization into a mighty war machine. Readers learn about life in Sparta, including the importance of slaves and warriors and the roles of men and women. Written to support social studies curricula, this title also covers this civilization's art, education, religion, and wars. Readers will be fascinated by the rise and fall of this city-state, which they'll visualize through engaging images and illustrations.
This six-volume series by PowerKids Press is designed to provide students with a basic overview of some of the lesser-known cultures from the ancient world. Books include information on various pertinent topics such as the origin of each region; political, cultural, and religious aspects; and famous figures and achievements. Each volume contains several helpful full-color photos and maps, and the text material is written in a manner that most young students will find attractive. A handy glossary of terms and recommended reading is also included in the back of each non-consumable book. 32 pgs, pb. ~ Mike