A coloring book of art collected from the finest ancient vase painters All the Olympian gods and goddesses are presented, along with many scenes of daily life music making, dance, chariot and foot races, etc., in black and white line drawings....
|Title||:||A Coloring Book of Ancient Greece|
|Publisher||:||Bellerophon Books Clr Csm edition June 1, 1983|
|Number of Pages||:||48 pages|
|File Size||:||986 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
A Coloring Book of Ancient Greece Reviews
I suppose I thought I was simply buying coloring books to use during the time periods I would be teaching. Was I wrong! Each picture has wonderful information about what each picture is or means, probably where it came from and, possibly, who it is. The book is handsome and well made. The pictures are detailed but not more than my small children can handle. Well worth the buy to accompany your ancient education.
I had this book when I was a teen (over 20 years ago...!). I used to color (with colored pencils) while listening to music in my room. I still have the book, along with a couple of others from Bellerophon. (I have moved several times to other states and countries, and these books were among the ones I always chose to keep!)
I know from our college students that Rome is far better known than Greece. This coloring book is excellent not only for the coloring you can do, but also because it uses primary images and includes some information about the legend, the person, or the original object with each other. The focus isn't on the historical period but really more on the mythological and religous context of Ancient Greece so I wouldn't recommend it as a "history" book. Neither the illustrations or the text creators are given credit so I have to take off one star.
This coloring book presents clear line drawings of art taken from real Ancient Greek artifacts. The art is exciting, both primitive and sophisticated and definitely from another time and place. Each drawing is labeled with information about its source and with information about its content. Excellent for use with a curriculum, not as beneficial as a stand alone, unless the lesson is art, not Ancient Greece.