Ancient Greek Week – Wars


Over the last few days, Year 5 have been learning about some of the Ancient Greek wars and warriors.

First, they learned about The Battle of Marathon, 490 BC, against the Persians and made the connection to the marathon race today.

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Next, was The Battle of Thermopylae, 480 BC, again against the Persians and the role of the 300 Spartans and King Leonidas.

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Finally, The Peloponnesian War, 431-404 BC, between Athens and Sparta was examined.

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The students have really enjoyed re-enacting some of the Ancient Greek battle strategies.

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