Everything you need to understand or teach The Ancient City by Peter Connolly.
The ancient cities of classical Athens and Rome are described and explored in the book, "The Ancient City, Life in Classical Athens and Rome." Although there is some mention of wars and conflicts and the defeat and victories of some of their rulers, the main emphasis of this book is daily living, the mores and laws of the time and the religious practices of the cultures. One of the major topics found in the sections about both cities, is the architectural design and constructions of buildings—from the simple homes of residents to the spectacular monuments and famous structures that are familiar to everyone worldwide.
The book begins with the golden years of Athens in the fifth century BC. A description of the battle to survive as a culture—their struggle to defend the city and provide adequate food and water to the large population of...
The Ancient City: Life in Classical Athens & Rome Lesson Plans contain 121 pages of teaching material, including: