The Ancient World in 100 Words

Book by Clive Gifford

How do you sum up the ancient world in just 100 words? This book takes on the challenge!

With 100 carefully chosen words, each explained in just 100 words, this book provides a quick and fun insight into the characters, events, and inventions of the ancient world. With entries on the Egyptians, the Phoenicians, the Minoans, the Greeks, and the Romans, this book is an easy way to gain a rounded knowledge of the subject area, while also sparking discussion and provoking thought from readers, young and old. 

What were pyramids used for?
How did the Romans fight battles?
Which Greek inventions are still used today? 

Each word is brought to life with engaging illustrations and absorbing text, sure to inspire the imagination of budding historians.

Author: Clive Gifford
Illustrated by: Gosia Herba
Graphic design: Victoria Kimonidou
Format: Hardback, 112 Pages
ISBN: 9780711244672
Publisher: words & pictures – Quarto Knows
Series: In a Nutshell