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Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
Golden Age Of Greece
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  • 1. Greece The Golden Age of
  • 2. I. Philosophers (Lovers of Wisdom) <ul><li>Humanism- the belief that humans can use reason and observation to question the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Rhetoric: The art of skillful </li></ul><ul><li>speaking </li></ul>
  • 3. A. Socrates <ul><li>- “The unexamined life is not worth living.” </li></ul><ul><li>- Socratic Method: Question everything. </li></ul><ul><li>- Put on trial for not respecting the gods and corrupting the youth. </li></ul>
  • 4. B. Plato <ul><li>1. Socrates’ Student </li></ul><ul><li>2. Opened the Academy </li></ul><ul><li>3. Wrote The Republic </li></ul><ul><li>4. 3 Classes </li></ul><ul><li>A. Workers - Produce </li></ul><ul><li>B. Soldiers – Defend </li></ul><ul><li>C. Philosophers - Rule </li></ul>
  • 5. C. Aristotle <ul><li>A. Plato’s student </li></ul><ul><li>B. Believed the best ruler was a strong virtuous leader. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Set up the Lyceum </li></ul><ul><li>(a school) </li></ul>
  • 6. II. Art and Architecture Nike of Samothrace
  • 7. A. Sculpture <ul><li>Sculptor’s used both realism and idealism. </li></ul><ul><li>Realism - showing humans as they are </li></ul><ul><li>Idealism - showing humans in perfect form. </li></ul>
  • 8. Discobulus: Discus Thrower
  • 9. B. Architecture
  • 10. The Parthenon The Lincoln Memorial
  • 11. - Greek architecture is characterized by the use of columns. DORIC IONIC CORINTHIAN
  • 12. III. Drama <ul><li>A. Tragedy </li></ul><ul><li>Plays about human suffering that usually ended in disaster. </li></ul><ul><li>Playwrights: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides </li></ul>
  • 13. B. Comedy <ul><li>Humorous plays that mocked (poked fun at) people or customs. </li></ul><ul><li>Playwright: Aristophanes </li></ul>
  • 14. <ul><li>A. Mathematics : </li></ul><ul><li>Pythagoras: sides of a right triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Euclid: Wrote The Elements (book that is the basis for Geometry) </li></ul>IV. Hellenistic Advancements
  • 15. <ul><li>B. Science : </li></ul><ul><li>Aristarchus: calculated that the earth rotated on its axis. </li></ul><ul><li>Archimedes: physics </li></ul><ul><li>Invented the lever and pulley. </li></ul>
  • 16. C. Medicine <ul><li>Hippocrates </li></ul><ul><li>Doctor who studied the causes of illness and devised cures. </li></ul><ul><li>- Developed the Hippocratic Oath: </li></ul><ul><li>- help sick, do no harm </li></ul><ul><li>- protect privacy </li></ul>
  • 17. Ancient Greek Alphabet

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