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Growing up in Ancient Greece II: School


1 Hour



/ group (max 60 persons)

About the Tour

🔴 What did a school look like in ancient Greece?
🔴 What sort of lessons did children have?
🔴 Did they actually have books or notebooks?
🔴 What did they write with?
🔴 What were their favorite games during breaks?
🔴 Did girls attend school, as well?
🔴 How do we know all this?

Let's recreate ancient classrooms, lessons and breaks in our imagination through descriptions in ancient contemporary books, comparing them with representations on vases and excavation finds!


Educational activities, such as games, quizzes, role-playing, and mini contests among student groups or classes, with little surprise prizes from us, will give children the opportunity for active participation and creative reflection on what they have seen and heard, completing this colorful, both literally and figuratively, experience!

How it Works

This tour is designed for a virtual presentation, hosting a group of up to 60 participants at a time. Once you book for this experience, we will send you a confirmation email with an exclusive link to join the tour. You can access the tour only through the link we provide. 

Your Instructor

Dr. Anthi Dipla

Dr. Anthi Dipla

Classical archaeologist/art historian who has graduated from Oxford University (MA, PhD). She has participated in excavations, scientific projects and conferences in Greece, Cyprus and abroad. Her research has been focused on Greek vase painting, iconography, and mythology, with further interests in women studies, social history, ancient Greek theatre, and cultural exchange in the ancient Mediterranean world.

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