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The Greek Archaic Period

From the rise of the city-states to the Persian Wars

Mr. Giotto

on 9 January 2012

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The Greek Archaic Period 800-500 BC :the revival of the Greek culture, as monarchs demanded a higher standard of living Population increases, as cheap iron tools produce a surplus The Archaic Period saw: the rise of the Greek city-state (polis), a settlement that evolved from the hilltop citadels of the war lords during the Dark Ages Trade increases between Greek city-states, Greek colonies, and foreign people, like the Phoenicians Greeks adopt Lydian coinage Greeks adopt Phoenician Alphabet Both King Midas of Phrygia, and his father Gordius, a poor countryman, are legendary The Olympic Games Only men competed and attended
the Olympic Games The Games prepared men for war and honored the gods During an Olympic year all wars were suspended Hoplites and the Phalanx The Greek Hoplite The Phalanx Greek Trireme Forms of Government Monarchy - rule of one Tyrant - one who takes control (seizes power) Oligarchy - rule of the few Democracy - rule of the people Cleisthenes: father of Greek democracy Solon the lawgiver http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/menu.html King Croesus of Lydia You can not have war without organization http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/igreeks/speak.swf http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/athens/challenge/cha_set.html The Oracle of Delphi http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/geography/explore/exp_set.html Aristocracy - rule of the best navys need a democracy Best by birth, not wealth Based on wealth Autocracy - one supreme ruler
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