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Ancient greece Sam Meyer

  1. 1. Ancient Greece<br />By Sam Meyer<br />
  2. 2. Ancient Greece<br />By Sam Meyer<br />Yayy!<br />
  3. 3. Geography<br />This land is very mountainous.<br />This land has many islands.<br />This land separates the Greeks so it is hard for them to unite.<br />
  4. 4. Climate<br />The land of Greece is very warm so they wear little or no clothes.<br />They play many sports and do many events outside.Such as Olympic Games, Heria Games, etc…<br />
  5. 5. Religion<br />They believe in monotheism.<br />Here are Some of their main gods and goddess:<br />Zeus: King of all gods, god of Heaven and Earth<br />Hera: Queen of all gods, goddess of motherhood and marriage<br />Hades: god of the underworld<br />Athena: goddess of wisdom and war<br />Ares: god of war<br />Demeter: goddess of harvest and ferity<br />Aphrodite: goddess of love and beauty<br />Hephaestus: god of blacksmiths, volcanoes, and fire<br />Hestia: goddess of hearth and fire<br />Apollo: god of music, poetry, and healing<br />Artemis: goddess of hunt and wildlife<br />Hermes: god of messengers, thieves, and luck<br />Dionysus: god of wine and celebration<br />Poseidon: god of sea and earthquakes<br />
  6. 6. Women’s Rights<br />Women had little or no rights.<br />Only in Sparta, Women had little rights. They were allowed to play sports outside and raised to be strong because they had to see their children go off to boot camp at a very young age.<br />
  7. 7. Men’s Rights<br />Men were able to shop.<br />Men were able to vote.<br />Men were able to be a soldier.<br />In Sparta, they were sent to be in the army at age seven. When they were born, if they weren’t healthy they would be killed. Then they were able to marry at age thirty but still had to be a full-time military soldier.<br />
  8. 8. Entertainment and Music<br />The Greeks played many sports. Such as the Heria Games, the Olympic Games, and More…<br />The Greeks had many plays. The they're two types. They are called Comedy and Tragedy.<br />The Greeks were music lovers!<br />
  9. 9. The Acropolis<br />At the centre of many towns and cities in ancient Greece was a hill or rocky mound called an acropolis.<br />“High-City”<br />Many buildings such as: Government Buildings, temples, the agora (market place), houses, etc…<br />
  10. 10. Children<br />In Ancient Greece, Marrying at 13 years old was okay because in ancient times.<br />Girls would marry men twice their own age.<br />Men sometimes paid girls and women to entertain them at drinking parties called symposia.<br />If babies were not wanted they were left to die.<br />Choes are miniature jugs associated with children. <br />
  11. 11. Slavery<br />Slavery was a normal part of everyday life in Ancient Greece.<br />A lot of the slaves are Persian.<br />Only the poorest people didn’t have slaves, but mostly everyone had slaves to help out around the house.<br />Women slaves were often “wet nurses” which means that they would feed the children.<br />
  12. 12. Death and Burial<br />Women washed the dead body, wrapped it and then decorated it.<br />Men and women were mourners.<br />Women made offerings at a tomb too.<br />Three days after they died they were carried from their home to the cemetery.<br />Men would dig the grave and made the sacrifices.<br />Only women and old men were allowed to cry if a loved one passed away.<br />
  13. 13. Education<br />Children learned how to play musical instruments. <br />They would have competitions to see who played what.<br />In a chorus, one boy played a lyre, while another reads from a scroll.<br />Children also had physical eduacation, Especually in Sparta.<br />
  14. 14. Ancient Greece<br />By Sam Meyer<br />
  15. 15. Ancient Greece<br />By Sam Meyer<br />