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AP World History-Classical Greece

This Prezi discusses two aspects of classical ancient Greece
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Ellie Abajian

on 22 October 2012

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from the classical period Greece By: Ellie Abajian
Lorelei Near P.1 Economics The End Goodbyers System: Democracy Technology: Trade: Currency: Wanna see a
video? yes: Right answer :) no: Too Bad F*** b****** get rupees Currency fun facts: -Before 600 B.C. Greece had no currency and would barder instead.
-By 500 B.C. each city-states began to manufacture and use their own money.
-Unfortunately currency was varied differently between the city-states and merchants and people couldn't do buisness between them unless you spent the extra money to convert them into the other city-states money.
-Their words for money and cents were drachmas and obuls.
-They used coins made from silver, bronze, and gold. -loaf of bread 1 obol
-lamb 8 drachmas
-gallon of olive oil 5
drachmas
-shoes 8 to 12 drachmas
-slaves 200 to 300 drachmas
-houses 400 to 1000 drachmas Art
and
Intellectuals They built inventions to revolutionize the way they used water and built their massive buildings.Their inventions include: gears, screw, rodary mills, screw press, bronze casting techniques, water clock, water organ, torsion catupult, building things to control and used steam to opporate experimental machines and toys, and a chart of the prime numbers. Greece traded for wheat with
Italy, France, and areas around
the Black Sea because they could not produce enough themselves.
In return they traded wine,
olive oil, and pottery. Art: Ancient Greece exelled in the art of scupting and architecture.
They sculpted many statues and made pottery for everyday use that were decorated beautifully. Music: Totes... The Greeks played music at celebrations just as we do today, events like weddings and funerals. They had percussion, string, and wind insturments, that still exist today or insturments that were derived from the Greeks'. They had insturments like the lyre, kithara, aulos, syrinx, and hydraulis. Apollo
black
bird Literature: Literature played a significant part in the becoming of the great Greece we know today. In classical Greece, they used writing to communicate, discuss trade, record philosophy, plan theatre, write down their music, and write their famous poems. A hym of Apollo Philosophy: Philosophy is said to be one of the greatest acheivements of the 4th
century. Greece had many of them
and one of the most important were Aristotle, Platos, and Socrates. Their thoughts and theories have shaped
much of the world today, and
influenced many other societies. Math and Science: During the time that Greece prospered in the 4th through 6th centuries its people developed significant theories and made important scientific discoveries including geometry, astronomy, and medicine. Education: Socrates The Greek educational system is mainly divided into three levels, mainly primary, secondary and tertiary. Primary education is divided into kindergarten lasting one or two years, and primary school spanning six years (ages 6 to 12). Secondary education comprises two stages: Gymnasio (Middle or Junior High School), a compulsory three-year school, after which students can attend Lykeion (High School) or Vocational training. Higher Tertiary education is provided by Universities and Polytechnics, Technological Educational Institutes and Academies which usually tend the military and the clergy. Undergraduate courses typically last 4 years, postgraduate courses last from 1 to 2 years and doctorates (PhD level) from 3 to 6 years.
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