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Geographic shape of Greece
-archipelago
How many islands did ancient greece include and in what seas
1400, Aegean and Ionian
Greeks lived by the...
sea
What three seas created a link with other nearby socities?
Aegean, Black, Ionian
Greece was poor in...
natural resources
Describe the divsion of mountains and Greek political life.
because of the mountains of Greece, independent communites developed b/c mountains made it too hard to rule Greece under one government
Why was the population low in ancient greece?
b/c of lack of arbale farmland
Why did ancient greece try to aquire more land?
lack of living space, lack of grasslands for livestock, lack of arable farmland,
Describe the colonization of ancient Greece?
the Dorians invaded forced Greeks to the seas where greek colonies appeared such as Crete
How did the climate affect ancient Greeks's overall culture?
it supported outdoor activities, exchange of news, dramas/ plays, athletic event-- olympics
What role did geography play in the evolution of ancient Greece?
protected and isolated by mountains making it hard for attack but hard for trade to, people lived lives by the sea
Minoans- dates and culture
2500 BC- 1450 BC--- located in Crete, many labryinths were present, sea trade
Mycenaeans- dates and culture
2000- 1100--- became known as Hellenes, set up group of kingdoms
Draco was a __________ and developed the first______
leader, legal code
Cleisthenes was a ______ and was big on__________
democracy
Thistocles was a _______ and was the _____________
leader, downfall of Athens on a Persian attack
Most famous oracle and positon
Delphi-- speaker of the gods
Ex. of Elite.. an _________ of an oracle
interpeter
The 2 Big Wars in Ancient Greece
Persian and Pelloponesian
Government of Sparta
2 kings- military and domestic affaris, assembly
Goverment of Athens
top level, assembly below, form of aristocracy
How are the Spartan and Athens governmetns similar?
both have two levels at the top; the second one being an assembly
4 Chareristics of the Spartan economic system
developed around military, little trade, didn't encourage foreigners, woman did day to day activities
Spartan technology was based on...
war
Explain the trade of Athens
encouraged it; athens served as a central place; open society
Who prospered more and why; Athens or Sparta?
Athens- open society
Holy books were/ were not present?
were not
Major teachings of religion in ancient Greece
set religous practices because each god expected certain things
Example of conversion...
switching city-states
Explain men and women in the Spartan society.
men trained for war since age 7, women were educated and could take care of themselves
Explain women and Athenian society
many were wealthy and helpless
Athens had a well-defined/...
social structure
Famous ancient greek philospher
Homer
In Athens education was mainly for...
rich boys
Parthenon
temple built to honor Athena
Labryinth
complex and confusing series of connected passages
Who unearthed Minoan civilization?
Sir Arthur Evans
Assembly
consisted of all free male adults above age of 30
Council of 500 exsisted in...
Athens, big jury
Tyrant
someone who seized power and established one man rule
Oligarcy
small group holds politial power
Delian League
association of city-states led by Athens
Who is the founder of the Persian empire?
Cyrus
Zeus
most powerful, Ruler of Mount Olympus
Hera
Godess of Marriage
Athena
Wisdom
Apollo
Sun
Ares
War
Poseidon
Sea
Hermes
Messenger of the Gods
Hades
Ruler of the Underlworld
Aphrodite
Love and beauty
Hephaestus
Fire
Eros
Love
Dionysus
Fertility and Wine
Oligarcy
small group holds politial power
Delian League
association of city-states led by Athens
Who is the founder of the Persian empire?
Cyrus
Zeus
most powerful, Ruler of Mount Olympus
Hera
Godess of Marriage
Athena
Wisdom
Apollo
Sun
Ares
War
Poseidon
Sea
Hermes
Messenger of the Gods
Hades
Ruler of the Underlworld
Aphrodite
Love and beauty
Hephaestus
Fire
Eros
Love
Dionysus
Fertility and Wine
Geographic shape of Greece
-archipelago
How many islands did ancient greece include and in what seas
1400, Aegean and Ionian
Greeks lived by the...
sea
What three seas created a link with other nearby socities?
Aegean, Black, Ionian
Greece was poor in...
natural resources
Describe the divsion of mountains and Greek political life.
because of the mountains of Greece, independent communites developed b/c mountains made it too hard to rule Greece under one government
Why was the population low in ancient greece?
b/c of lack of arbale farmland
Why did ancient greece try to aquire more land?
lack of living space, lack of grasslands for livestock, lack of arable farmland,
Describe the colonization of ancient Greece?
the Dorians invaded forced Greeks to the seas where greek colonies appeared such as Crete
How did the climate affect ancient Greeks's overall culture?
it supported outdoor activities, exchange of news, dramas/ plays, athletic event-- olympics