The Groovy Greeks - Horrible Histories Author:Terry Deary, Martin Brown (Illustrator) Introduces lesser-known facts about daily life in ancient Greece, such as why some Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be bears and why some doctors tasted their patients' ear wax.
The Groovy Greeks is full of fab facts about the hip 'n' happenin' Greeks - who hung out over 2000 years ago! Find out about horrible heroes, savage Spartan soldiers, phoolish philosophers and suffering slaves. Want to know:
~why some groovy Greek girls ran about naked pretending to be beears?
~who had the world's first flushing toilet?
~why dedicated doctors tasted their patients' ear wax?
Read on for some amazing information on awful ancient food, groovy Greek Olympic games, and the gruesome god who ate his own children. History has never been so horrible!