This project introduces Nottingham school children to the history and customs of Sparta through a wide range of fun and engaging activities developed by the project team.
We are privileged that talented Nottingham-based comic artist Matt Brooke (aka D’Israeli) has produced a series of fabulous drawings for this project!
Many thanks also to University of Nottingham colleague Dr Lynn Fotheringham for all their valuable contributions!
Are you fond of ancient warriors? We are pretty sure you know about the the Romans and the Vikings, but what about the Spartans?
Below are a few fun facts about their history that children can explore through this project:
The 'Lessons from Spartaland' project is designed to help children learn about all these things and more through a range of engaging, practical activities.
The team are currently working with schoolchildren from Nottinghamshire who learn about Sparta while having fun! Activities include:
Get in touch with the project team to organise a visit.
Dr Chrysanthi Gallou (University of Nottingham)
Matt Brooke (artist aka D'Israeli)Dr Lynn Fotheringham (University of Nottingham)
See some of the masterpieces made during previous sessions in the project's online gallery.
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