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Bruce ancient greece powerpoint

  1. 1. ANCIENT GREECE WRITTEN BY BRUCE DONALD
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION <ul><li>On my PowerPoint I would like to guide you through the ancient Greek way of things including Olympics, ships and soldiers. </li></ul>
  3. 3. OLYMPICS <ul><li>The first Olympic race ever was called the Stadion 200yard (185 meters). </li></ul><ul><li>The Ancient Greeks held sporting contests in honor of Zeus. </li></ul><ul><li>If you get first you get an olive wreath. </li></ul>
  4. 4. MORE OLYMPICS FACTS <ul><li>The Olympics is a men's only competition and they have to compete naked. </li></ul><ul><li>The pentathlon tested all round athletes in five skills. </li></ul><ul><li>The skills were running, jumping, wrestling, javelin and discus. </li></ul>
  5. 5. JUST A LITTLE BIT MORE OLYMPICS <ul><li>Wars are stopped for the Olympics. </li></ul><ul><li>Women were not allowed to watch the Olympics. </li></ul>
  6. 6. SHIPS <ul><li>The Athenian navy had long narrow war ships called Tiremes. </li></ul><ul><li>In battle the Tiremes were powered by 170 oarsmen. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MORE SHIPS <ul><li>Tiremes tried to sink ships by ramming them with their powerful prow. </li></ul><ul><li>Tiremes were made for speed and agility. </li></ul>
  8. 8. EVEN MORE SHIPS FACTS <ul><li>A tiremes crew were made up of 170 rowers,14 spearmen, 4 archers and 1 person who does the beat for the rowers. </li></ul>
  9. 9. A FEW MORE SHIPS FACTS <ul><li>Tiremes were 120 feet long. </li></ul><ul><li>The bottom row of rowers were just 45cm above the water. </li></ul><ul><li>Tiremes were great for short battles. </li></ul>
  10. 10. SOLDIERS <ul><li>Most of the Greek states often fought each other. </li></ul><ul><li>Athens and Sparta had a very long war. </li></ul><ul><li>It was called the Poleponesion war. </li></ul>
  11. 11. MORE SOLDIERS <ul><li>Phillip ll taught his army to fight in formations. </li></ul><ul><li>Sparta had a full time army. </li></ul>
  12. 12. A FEW MORE FACTS <ul><li>In some city states men trained to fight. </li></ul><ul><li>When there is a war they call on them to come fight. </li></ul>
  13. 13. MORE FACTS ABOUT SOLDIERS <ul><li>Early soldiers had to provide all of their own weapons and equipment that they needed. </li></ul>
  14. 14. MORE FACTS <ul><li>By 500 B.C the soldiers were very heavily armed and they were called the hoplites. </li></ul>
  15. 15. More soldier facts <ul><li>A soldier from Sparta had to serve in the army until they were 60. </li></ul>
  16. 16. MORE SOLDIER FACTS <ul><li>The soldiers in Athens only had to serve for 2 years </li></ul>
  17. 17. The end

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