Cultural Traditions in Greece

Cultural Traditions in Greece

by Lynn Peppas


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Greek culture has influenced many other cultures around the globe for thousands of years. Many of the cultural traditions celebrated in Greece today have been passed down through the centuries by the people of this ancient civilization. This intriguing book describes how the traditions, beliefs, and rituals of people across the country are observed in the many different festivals celebrated today. Young readers will also learn how the Greek people celebrate family occasions. Teacher’s guide available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778775232
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 08/30/2012
Series: Cultural Traditions in My World Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,187,532
Product dimensions: 10.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 5 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

Welcome to Greece 4

Family Occasions 6

Name Day 8

New Year's Day 10

Epiphany 12

Independence Day 14

Apokries Festival 16

Clean Monday 18

Easter 20

Easter Sunday 22

Assumption Day 24

Labor Day 26

Ochi Day 28

Christmas 30

Glossary and Index 32

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