The Greek World 500-440 BC (2018 edition)

Author: Ken Webb, Publisher: Get Smart Education

The new editions of Ken Webb’s topic books have been written with the New South Wales HSC Ancient History Examination in mind. They strictly follows the outline of the NEW HSC history syllabus (2018-19). However, the format, detail and historiography it contains make each book an ideal companion for students in other states and overseas who are studying these topics.

The value of these books lie in:

  • their solid, relevant narrative detail
  • their inclusion of the views of several of the top historians who have written on aspects of this topic
  • their revision exercises
  • their advice on how to write examination-style essays

Written specifically for NSW Stage 6 Ancient History syllabus (2019 HSC onwards) - Section IV: Historical Periods - Option F: The Greek World 500–440 BC


  • Survey - The chronological and geographical context of ancient Greece
  • Focus of Study
  • Section One - Persian Wars
  • Advice on writing essays
  • Essays 1: Responding to HSC questions on the Persian Wars
  • Section Two - Development of Athens and the Athenian Empire
  • Essays 2: Responding to HSC questions on Development of Athens and the Athenian Empire
  • Section Three - Athens and Sparta
  • Essays 3: Responding to HSC questions on Athens and Sparta
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • Dramatis Personae
  • Answers to revision exercises
More Information
Year Level Year 12
Edition 1st
Date of Publication 2018
ISBN 9780648363934
Subject Ancient History
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