General Search Strategies
Some suggested keywords that can be used to search the library catalogue and the Internet – this is not an exhaustive list.
Some Search Keywords
- ancient greece
- ancient athens
- combine these search terms with specific keywords e.g. mythology, democracy, heroes, god* (wildcard) – will find all words starting with god e.g. gods, goddesses
Online Encyclopedia and Internet Resources
– includes timeline, information on religion, gods and goddesses, Olympics and Greek language. From University of Manchester
– topics include: daily life, warfare, education and culture, mythology, careers, history and government and famous Greek people. From History Link 101
– include the Acropolis, Athens, Daily Life, Festivals and Games, Geography, Gods and Goddesses, Sparta, Knowledge and Learning, Time and War. From The British Museum
– art and architecture, history, olympics, wars, geography, mythology, people, culure and society. From University Press
– investigate life in Ancient Athens, Corinth or Olympia, or view interactive Cartoon Classics that focus on the Olympics, the theatre, and the Peloponnesian War. From BBC
Gobetz, W 2005, Athens: Acropolis, photograph, Flickr, accessed 24 May 2013, <http://www.flickr.com/photos/wallyg/132872354/>, Creative Commons license: <http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/>.