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We made this slideshare to highlight the key points of athletic compititions, cultural influences, types of government in Corinth

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Corinth slideshare

  1. 1. Cultural Influences, Olympic Games, Government and Leaders
  2. 2. Cultural Influences <ul><li>The Greeks believed in many gods and goddesses. </li></ul>Then Now Today some people believe in god. Back in ancient Greece they used a abacus. Today we have a calculator which is like an abacus.
  3. 3. Cultural Influence Continued Then The Greeks honored music and played it a lot. Now Now people have i-pods and radios to listen to music. The Corinthians invented perfume. Without them, today we wouldn’t have perfume.
  4. 4. Greek Leaders <ul><li>The person in this picture is a Greek leader . </li></ul><ul><li>All of the Greek leaders names : </li></ul><ul><li>Aletes </li></ul><ul><li>Antirio </li></ul><ul><li>Jason </li></ul><ul><li>Sisyphus </li></ul><ul><li>And Medea </li></ul>COOL FACT : Did you know that the Greek leaders are called tyrants? That means if Greek people were applying something to a Greek leader they would use the word Tyrant!
  5. 5. Athletic Competitions <ul><li>Greece has a lot of Olympic games, Corinth has 15. The names of the 15 games are : Champions, Training time, Prize pots, The Olympic spirit, The Delphi stadium, The pentathlon, Dedicated discus, The discus thrower, Torchlight, Barcelona games, Longer jumps, The first modern Olympics, Horse racing, Chariot racing and the Javelin toss. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Government <ul><li>Did you know that women, slaves and foreigners were NOT considered citizens, only men were! </li></ul>The Greek government was so strict that 6,000 people had to be present in a meeting if that meeting was ever really held. Corinth never developed a full democratic government

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