The second book in the ancient Greek Mysteries series, a thrilling follow up to Mark of the Cyclops, is a mix of Sherlock Holmes and ancient Greece from bestselling author Saviour Pirotta, with stunning illustrations from up-and-coming illustrator Freya Hartas. This exciting adventure will have readers gripped from start to finish.Scribe Nico and his friend Thrax are back for another adventure in ancient Greece. Their master has brought them to Delphi, to seek guidance from the great oracle. But between the majestic hills of the sacred city, a sinister plot has been formed, and a farmer's daughter has gone missing. Can Nico and Thrax solve the clues, save the girl and learn the secret of the oracle?This dramatic and mysterious tale is packed with wonderful characters and insight into the daily life of the ancient Greeks, a required topic in the KS2 History curriculum. Perfect for fans of the Roman Mysteries, or anyone interested in ancient Greece.
Author: Anton Bierl
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Classical literature
In "Antike Literatur in neuer Deutung," a book dedicated to Joachim Latacz, a group of scholars of high international standing present the most recent developments and acquirements in several important areas of ancient literature und philosophy. The first eight contributions, dealing with Homeric studies, are followed by a number of essays on presocratic philosophy, Greek tragedy and comedy, the philosophy of Plato and Aristotle, Hellenistic epic, Roman literature, and papyrology.