Fiction Shelves

Ancient Greece

The study of Ancient Greece generally looks at the country to approximately 323 A.D.

When searching Keene-Link use these subject headings:

blue bullet   Greece

blue bullet   Ancient civilization

blue bullet   Ancient history

When browsing the Keene Public Library shelves use these Dewey Numbers:

blue bullet   930 and j 930 Ancient history

blue bullet   938 and j 938  Ancient Greece

blue bullet   949.5 and j 949.5 Greece

books Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Atlases, & Specific Subject References:

Adkins, Lesley. Handbook to Life in Ancient Greece.

books General Titles:

Rees, Rosemary. The Ancient Greeks.

books  Suggested Print Journals:

Dig (Cobblestone Publishing) is a magazine for young people ages 9 and up that specializes in archaeological discoveries.  The library keeps the current year's issues as well as one past year in the Youth Department.

Two other Cobblestone publications will be useful to your research.  Calliope is a history magazine for young people 9 and up. The September 2001 issue is "The Pyramids and Egypt's Old Kingdom."   Faces focuses on World Cultures and is also for young people ages 9 and up.  The library keeps one year of each magazine with the Youth Magazines on the second floor.  All previous issues are kept in the Youth book collection along with the books about similar subjects.

Don't forget to check National Geographic.  The magazine room on the first floor houses National Georgraphic back to 2002. The June 2004 issue (Vol. 205 Issue 6) has an article "Treasures from Egypt's Past." 

computer Online Library Resources available to Keene Public Library card holders through Ebsco:

Middle Search Plus

Middle Search Plus provides full text for more than 140 popular, middle school magazines. All full text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

MAS Ultra - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school libraries, this database contains full text for nearly 500 popular, high school magazines, 360 full text reference books, 85,670 biographies, 105,786 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 460,000 photos, maps & flags. 

World Wide Web Recommended Web Resources:

blue bullet  The Ancient Greek World -Ancient Greek World virtual gallery at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.

blue bullet  Ancient Greeks -Short, illustrated examples of Ancient Greek life and culture.

blue bullet  Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology -Lots of information about Greek mythology.

blue bullet The Greeks -Part of the PBS Empire series. EMPIRES is a ground breaking series of epic historical films, which present the people and passions that have changed the world.

blue bullet Odyssey Online- Greece -"In this section of Odyssey Online, we'll look at ancient Greek objects to learn more about the people who made and used them, the rich culture of these people, and their legacy in our lives today."



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