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The Resource Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse? : and other questions about the ancient world, Carol M. Scavella Burrell ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson

Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse? : and other questions about the ancient world, Carol M. Scavella Burrell ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson

Label
Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse? : and other questions about the ancient world
Title
Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse?
Title remainder
and other questions about the ancient world
Statement of responsibility
Carol M. Scavella Burrell ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
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Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explore whether there's a factual basis for common ideas about ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Readers will find out if Mount Olympus is a real place, if Egyptians had cat gods and cat mummies, if Hannibal rode across the Alps on elephants, and if Emperor Nero really played his violin as Rome went up in flames
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
930.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Interest level
Grades 5-8
LC call number
CB311
LC item number
.B88 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.2
Series statement
Is that a fact?
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse? : and other questions about the ancient world, Carol M. Scavella Burrell ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 39) and index
Contents
Did ancient Egyptians have cat gods and cat mummies? -- Did Egyptians really believe mummies would come back to life? -- Is it true that Egyptian royalty were buried with their servants- whether the servants were dead or not? -- Is is true that Egyptian pharaohs used to marry their sisters? -- Did Cleopatra kill herself with a snake? -- Did the ancient Greeks invent the idea of going to school? -- Did Socrates kill himself by drinking poison? -- Is Mount Olympus a real place? -- Were the first Olympic Games really held in ancient Greece? -- Did Greek warriors hide in a big wooden horse to sneak into the city of Troy? -- Did the Roman Emperor Nero play his violin while Rome burned? -- Is it true the Romans had such huge banquets that they had to vomit between courses? -- Did Hannibal march elephants across the Alps to attack Rome? -- Is it true that ancient Rome was invaded by people called vandals- and that's where we get the term vandalism? -- When Julius Caesar was murdered, were his last words, "Et tu, Brute?" -- Is it true the Romans invented "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" at gladiator fights? -- Did ancient people really believe the gods could appear on Earth at any time?
Control code
ocn501510769
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9780761349129
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2010001252
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)501510769
Label
Did Greek soldiers really hide inside the Trojan horse? : and other questions about the ancient world, Carol M. Scavella Burrell ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 39) and index
Contents
Did ancient Egyptians have cat gods and cat mummies? -- Did Egyptians really believe mummies would come back to life? -- Is it true that Egyptian royalty were buried with their servants- whether the servants were dead or not? -- Is is true that Egyptian pharaohs used to marry their sisters? -- Did Cleopatra kill herself with a snake? -- Did the ancient Greeks invent the idea of going to school? -- Did Socrates kill himself by drinking poison? -- Is Mount Olympus a real place? -- Were the first Olympic Games really held in ancient Greece? -- Did Greek warriors hide in a big wooden horse to sneak into the city of Troy? -- Did the Roman Emperor Nero play his violin while Rome burned? -- Is it true the Romans had such huge banquets that they had to vomit between courses? -- Did Hannibal march elephants across the Alps to attack Rome? -- Is it true that ancient Rome was invaded by people called vandals- and that's where we get the term vandalism? -- When Julius Caesar was murdered, were his last words, "Et tu, Brute?" -- Is it true the Romans invented "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" at gladiator fights? -- Did ancient people really believe the gods could appear on Earth at any time?
Control code
ocn501510769
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
40 p.
Isbn
9780761349129
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
2010001252
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)501510769

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