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1. Title 2. Contents 3. Athens-A Day in the life 4. Athens-Government 5. Sparta-A day in the life 6. Sparta-Government 7. Alexander the Great-Personal Information The God Zeus 8. Alexander the Great-Alexander’s Empire 9. Socrates 10.Archimedes 11.Bibliography 12.GlossaryMap of Greece
Women- The women were made to stay at home. An Athenian women couldnt see her husband from when The Ancient Olympics she was 18-30. Men- They would stay outside enjoying the Mediterranean climate. They would eat a lot of bread and drink a lot of wine. For Breakfast they would have bread dipped in wine and at lunch they would have the same. At dinner they would have bread and wine with fruits,The City of Athens vegetables and fish.
Over 2400 years ago the Athens King Pericles declared that Athens would be a democratic city (Ruled by the citizens). In Athens children that were born and grew up there all their livesAthens Government Democracy were not aloud to be citizens if their parents were from another place. Women, slaves and foreigners were not aloud to be citizens. In Athens 500 Citizens were drawn every year and they were the law makers for one year. All citizens in Athens were made to vote on the laws that those 500 peopleAncient Greece Building made.
Women- Spartan women had to learn how to read and write and the skills to protect themselves in battle. The Spartan women had didn’t have much freedom. They also had to look after the house and make clothes. Wives and daughters werent aloud to watch the Olympic games. They couldn’t leave the house if they didn’t have their husbands Spartans Exercising permission. When a baby was born the government would look at it to see if it would be tough or weak if it was weak it would be sent away and would be a slave. Men- The men stayed away from home most of the time. When they werent in politics they worked on the crops, went hunting or sailing. Men had short hair unless they were in theSpartan warrior war. The men loved to wrestle, Horse riding and the Olympic Games.
In Sparta their were 2 kings that ruled Sparta. In Sparta only the rich men could be citizens. Sparta had a council which created all the laws. Their were 5 Ephors these were 5 men that had Map showing Sparta more power then the king. The council was made up of 2 kings and 28 elders. To be an elder in the council you needed to be 60 years old or older.Spartan helmet
Alexander the Great was born in 356 B.C In Pella Macedonia. His fathers name was Phillip. His mothers namePainting of Alexander the great in battle. was Olympias. At the age of 20 he became leader. His army was made up of Macedonian soldiers. Hephaestion was Alexanders best friend. Aristotle was Alexanders Tutor. In 336 BC his father was killed. He died in 323 BC. Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great started his campaign when he invaded the Persian Empire. He took over a place called Thebes and destroyed it to send aAlexander the Great and his vast Empire (356 - 323 BCE.) message to the Persians. In 333 Alexander defeated the Persians at the River Granicus. He defeated Darius III at Issus. In 331 he defeated Darius at Gaugamela. When Alexander died he quickly lost parts of his Empire. He wasAlexander the greats empire the first great Conquer to reach Egypt, highlighted in red Asia and Asia minor.
Socrates was born in 469 BC in Athens.The Death of Socrates, by Jacques- Louis David (1787). He was a Greek Philosopher. His father Sophroniskus was a Sculptor. His mothers name was phaenarete. He had 3 kids. Socrates died when his children were very young. He was the founder of Western Philosophy. He Died in 399 BC age Approx. 71.Sculpting of Socrates
Archimedes was born in 287 BC in a port called Syracuse. His fathers name was Phidias he was an Astronomer. Archimedes was a great Scientist and Mathematician. He invented weapons for King Hiero II. Some of his inventionsArchimedes Thoughtful by Fetti (1620) included – Death Ray, Archimedes Claw. Archimedes lived for 75 years. He died in 212 BC. Archimedes invention “the claw”
Mediterranean- It is a sea located near Europe and Asia. Foreigners- A person from outside your community. Citizens- A person that is a member of a state. Democratic- A state ruled by the people The Mediterranean Sea Politics- The study of the government. Ephors- 5 men that ruled a state. Macedonia- An area in Greece Philosopher- Investigation of the nature, causes, or principles of reality, knowledge or values based on logical reasoning rather than methods Mathematician- A expert in maths.Zeus on his throne with his eagle. Astronomer- A scientist that studies space.