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25 cm 288 pages : illustrations (black and white)
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This is the OCR endorsed publication from Bloomsbury for the Greek GCSE set text prescriptions examined from 2018 to 2023.

The texts covered are:HomerOdyssey 6:48-159Iliad 3:1-112Odyssey 7:184-297HerodotusHistories 1.30-4, 86-7 and 6.125 (Solon & Croesus; How Alcmaeon Was Enriched by Croesus)Histories 3.17-25, 38 (The Ethiopians; The Power of Custom)Histories 2.2, 69-70, 129-33, 31-2 (Psammetichus; Crocodiles; Mycerinus; Pygmies)EuripidesAlcestis 280-393Electra 215-331Bacchae 434-508, 800-38PlatoPhaedo 59c-60a, 115b-d, 116b-d, 117c-18aPlutarchA Spartan ChildhoodLucianAnacharsis and Athletics The Isle of the BlestThe volume starts with an introduction to ancient Greek history and culture, which will set in context the passages for the exams and give guidance on how to translate ancient Greek.

The prescribed texts are set out in clear passages facing commentary notes, with further information on GCSE vocabulary and key terms as well as study questions.

The full GCSE vocabulary is provided at the back of the book and a timeline, Who's Who, glossaries and map combine to give students a focused preparation for their exams.

The book is supported by a companion website of further resources.


2AHA Ancient (Classical) Greek, 4KHT For National Curriculum Key Stage 4 & GCSE, YQFL Educational: literature in languages other than English

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