BACK:Ancient world gave us much


May 01, 2007

The Daily Pilot asked fifth-graders at Eastbluff Elementary School, "What was the most interesting thing you learned about the ancient world?"

"My favorite thing that I learned is that the Egyptians were building pyramids at the same time the Chinese were making ice cream."

Thomas Sweeney, 11

"I was really fascinated about what the Greeks did. I didn't know they invented comedy and tragedy."

Kylie Mulvaney, 12

"That Nero burned down half of Rome to make his palace."

Katherine Cawthra, 11


"I didn't know that Egypt brought math to the world."

Nick Koch, 12

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