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OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE Route 1 - Myth and Religion | Ben Greenley, Dan Menashe, James Renshaw | Bloomsbury
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Subject: Classics civilization
Curriculum: National UK
Level: GCSE / National 4 & 5
Exam boards: OCR
Language: English
Classoos code: 13163
Digitization: Live text
Published: 13/07/2017
ISBN: 9781350014893
Hardcopy ISBN: 9781350014879

OCR Classical Civilisation GCSE Route 1 - Myth and Religion

Ben Greenley, Dan Menashe, James Renshaw

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This textbook is endorsed by OCR and supports the specification for GCSE Classical Civilisation (first teaching September 2017). It covers the Thematic Study Component 11 and all three Literature and Culture options (Components 21–23): Thematic Study: Myth and Religion by Ben Greenley Literature and Culture 1: The Homeric World by Dan Menashe Literature and Culture 2: Roman City Life by James Renshaw Literature and Culture 3: War and Warfare by James Renshaw Why does Greek and Roman mythology remain so popular today? Why is the hero Odysseus such an interesting character? What was it like to watch a gladiatorial fight? Why was the Roman army so successful? This book guides GCSE students to a greater understanding of such issues. The opening chapter examines the lives of women in Greece and Rome, and also focuses on women in myth and legend. The following three chapters invite readers to explore the culture of the Mycenaeans, city life in the Roman world, and ancient Greek and Roman warfare, focusing both on aspects of ancient society and on related literature.