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Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece Technology The Ancient Greeks were good at mathematics, astronomy, engineering, and other subjects. Economy Art / Architecture Time Period Phoenician alphapet
Included cyrillic and Latih
24 letters, from alpha-Omega
Developed seperation of upper and lower case
Ancient and Modern sound value Inventions were...
Streets
Gears
Crossbow
Watermill
Levers
Crane
Time keeping
Pulleys Most of the Greek architecture was located on Greek mainland. Architecture
Temples
Open air theaters
Stadiums
Propylons
Agorus
Bouleterion Art
Pottery
Metal Figurines
Metal vessels
Monumental sculptures Government Importing goods was very important to Ancient Greece
they traded grain, pottery, wine, olive oil, and objects made of gold, silver, copper, and bronze.
The social classes of Ancient Greece were slaves, freedom, metics, citizens, and women Beliefs They believed in the underworld and crossing the river of Styx
They gave gifts to gods in festivals to the temple offering olive oils, livestock, etc. Gods
Zeus
Hades
Poseidon
Hestia
Hera
Demeter
Athena
Apollo
Artemis
Hermes
Ares
Hephaetus
Persephone
Diohysns
Aphrodite
Eros
Helios
Iris
Sleep
Morpheus
Pan
Peneus
Hecure 1500 B.C Greek civilization started. Ancient Greece civilization were around for 8,641years. They fell to the Slavs. 641 A.D Athens and Sparta were their most powerful city-states Ancient Greece had nobel kings They had very strict laws Geography Ancient Greece is located in sothern Europe It is surrounded by Bulgaria,Republic of Macedonia, Albania and Turkey Slavery Contributions Golden Age They had slaves They went to war with the Persians and won Most of the citizens in Athens owned at least on slave
Most slaves were treasures collected from wars
Slaves were mostly women and/or concubines Astronomy
Mathematics
Engineering
Olympics
Science
Philosophy
Government Mount Olympus is a mountain that the greeks believed was where the gods lived. Writing Rise and fall The Ancient Greeks rose at about 1,500 B.C.
They went to war with the Persians, and won.
The Romans defeated the greeks in 200B.C.
At about 642 A.D the Slavs overran Greece, and thats how the Greeks fell. Alexander the Great conquered alot of Europe for Greece. In 499 B.C, the best of the Greek forces were the Spartans during the Persian war.

At about 371 B.C the Thebes defeated the Spartans, and the Athenians begun after that.

The Greek golden age begun ataround 400 B.C to at about 499 B.C.

They had to main city states Sparta, And Athens.

They won many battles including the war against Persia. Spartans would sometimes kick out foreigners due to discouraging commerce, and banneish ownership of silver and gold only to replace it with other metals to avoid crime. One of the laws for Athenians was that if someone couldn't pay off your debt to someone else they had the right to make them and their family their slaves. Alexander the Great Facts The ancient Greek soldiers were taught how to fight in Phalanx. Aristotle tutored Alexander the Great. Athens was a democratic city state. Many English words come from the greek language such as democrats , cereal, and a lot more. The ancient greeks gave us many things like art, science, government, and a lot more of other things. The other city states of Ancient Greece were Corinth, Tripoli, Argos, and Patras, but the most powerful ones were Sparta, and Athens. The school of Athens The contributions of Ancient Greece were adopted by many cultures, and the men who accomplished this were men like Aristotle, Archimedes, Plato, Plotinus, Diogenes, Parmenides, Pythagoras, and Epicurus. Long after Alexander the Great's death many people tried to be like him such as Pompi, who was an ancient Roman, and Napoleon, who was French. The Persian war begins. Alexander the Great was born. 499 B.C 356 B.C The golden age has begun. 400 B.C Golden age ends. 200 B.C Romans defeat the Greeks. 323 B.C Alexander the great dies. War ends between the Greeks and the Persians. 449 B.C
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