Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Book 1: Xerxes, Chapter 1 - 4 Abstract
* Xeones, a captive Greek, dictates to a Persian scribe the story of his life and what it means to be Spartan.
* Xeones is killed in battle at Thermopylae, but is returned to life by the god Apollo to tell of what happened.
* Xeones first describes Thermopylae.
* Xeones then tells of how...
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