Map of Ancient GreeceThe Ancient Greece civilization started around 700 BC and ended in 146 BC after theRoman victory at the battle of Corinth.
Social Structure• The men that were free in Ancient Greece were men that owned land, had money and was born in the same place he lived in. On the other hand slaves had no power at all and were bought by families that needed help keeping organised. A family that had a slave would have to give there slave food, water, and other basic needs, as the person was now there property. In a family the slave would cook clean and do jobs no one else in the family wanted to do.
Houses in the cityMen and women lived in different parts of the house, women lived in the back and upstairs part of the house, and menlived anywhere else. Almost all houses in Greek villages were made of stone or clay , and the roof of a house would becovered in tiles, or reeds. In Ancient Greece each house would usually have one or two floors, and the floor in each housewould be made of tiles, so that the floor wouldn’t get to hot. The Greek houses were designed for the hot summers, andalso to hold the heat for winter.
Food and Drinks of Ancient Greece• In Ancient Greece humans ate sea food such as fish, squid, and octopus. Food like this was very healthy because sea food contains vitamins and other nutrients. Also in most families the mother and daughter would usually cook the meals and the husband would shop for the food. The drinks people had in Ancient Greece included mainly wine and water. Two other foods that were important to the Greek culture were cheese and olives.
Childhood• Most kids didn’t live that long they usually didn’t live that long they usually only lived for a couple of days after birth. If the kid was deformed sometimes they would be abandoned at the top of the mountain females were usually were abandoned more often then males. Sometimes the babies were rescued and would be brought up as slaves workers. The children were usually brought up by the moms and girls would get the education and the father would learn the family business or would learn trade.
Extra• The childhood of Canada is so much more different then the ancient Greece childhood. One thing is that female and male at a young age get treated the same. Also it is mandatory to attend school in Canada and in ancient Greece you would be lucky to get in school. Also in Canada it’s legal to have slaves so that kids can’t get abused. And in ancient Greece most kids were slaves or adults and it was pretty common to have own slave.
Clothing• Most Greek men didn’t were a lot of clothing. There were quite a lot of places were men didn’t need clothing like for sports, swimming, mines, and hot places this seemed practical for men. Woman had to be decently covered on there body unless you were a prostitute. Rich and wealthy woman would cover there their heads and lower face with a veil. Many Greek men admired the naked body for a point of view in the arts.
Art and Music• The ancient Greeks most popular forms of art are painted, painting, pottery, music, sculpture, and architecture. Painting would be a painting on a person, place, or thing. Also pottery was hand mad with mud and sculptures were life size and were usually made on famous or important people. An architect would make the architectiture drawing which is man made and is usually massive.
Website Bibliography• http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/art/greekart.htm-Art art of Ancient Greece• http://www.afn.org/~afn32612/Contraception.htm - Childbirth Practices• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece -Culture in Ancient Greece• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Education_in_ancient_Greece - Education in Ancient Greece• http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/festivals/home_set.html - Festivals in Ancient Greece• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece - Food in Ancient Greece• http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/greece/houses.htm - Houses in• Ancient Greece• http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/dailylife/challenge/cha_set.html - Housing in Ancient Greece• http://historylink102.com/greece3/marriage.htm -marriages in Ancient Greece• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Religion_in_ancient_Greece - Religion in Ancient Greece• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Greece- Social Structure of Ancient Greece
Book BibliographyMacdonald, Fiona How Would you Survive as an Ancient GreekTotant, Arnold Ancient Worlds , Oxford University Press, 2000