Classical Ancient Greece<br />
Athens<br />The Athenians were famed for their Government, literature, poets, schools, drama, theatre and buildings.<br />...
Sparta<br />Sparta was one of the two most powerful City States.<br />It was a proud, fierce and free City State.<br />The...
Corinth<br />Corinth was ruled bay a monarchy.<br />The king faced many different problems such as unemployment. Instead o...
Megara<br />Megara was very similar to its neighbor Corinth.<br />The Megarian’s believed their schools to be every bit as...
Argos<br />The people of Argos had trouble growing anything on their unfertile land. However they kept trying and eventual...
Pictures of Ancient Greece<br />The Athens Acropolis<br />http://www.theodora.com/wfb/photos/greece/greece_photos_14.html<...
Ancient Spartan Theatre.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ancient_sparta_theater.jpg<br />Theatre in Ancient Argos<b...
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  1. 1. Classical Ancient Greece<br />
  2. 2. Athens<br />The Athenians were famed for their Government, literature, poets, schools, drama, theatre and buildings.<br />The Systems of government that the Athenians employed was called a Democracy. The only people who could vote in this democracy where men of Greek descent.<br />The City State of Athens was one of the two most powerful city states in the world. The other being Sparta.<br />Athens and Sparta were completely different as Sparta was known for its Military Strength and Athens was known for its commitment to the Arts and Sciences.<br />
  3. 3. Sparta<br />Sparta was one of the two most powerful City States.<br />It was a proud, fierce and free City State.<br />The Spartans were ruled by an oligarchy. This meant there was two kings from two different royal families that ruled Sparta. They were helped by a council of wise elders.<br />Education was different in Sparta instead of aiming for academic success they aimed to create strong warriors.<br />
  4. 4. Corinth<br />Corinth was ruled bay a monarchy.<br />The king faced many different problems such as unemployment. Instead of not worrying about this problem the king created a public work program.<br />This different way of thinking was Corinth's biggest asset.<br />The Corinthian’s created there own coinage so that traders were forced to change there coins for a small fee.<br />
  5. 5. Megara<br />Megara was very similar to its neighbor Corinth.<br />The Megarian’s believed their schools to be every bit as good as the Athenians.<br />The Boys of Megara were trained in the Arts and Sciences. After this training they went away to military school for at least two years.<br />
  6. 6. Argos<br />The people of Argos had trouble growing anything on their unfertile land. However they kept trying and eventually they were able to succeed in growing plants.<br />The people of Argos are often credited with the invention of coinage in Ancient Greece.<br />The people of Argos were heavily involved in the arts and were well known for there hand crafted stone statues.<br />Argos was also well known for its poets and musicians.<br />
  7. 7. Pictures of Ancient Greece<br />The Athens Acropolis<br />http://www.theodora.com/wfb/photos/greece/greece_photos_14.html<br />The temple of Apollo, Corinth.<br />http://www.sacred-destinations.com/greece/corinth<br />
  8. 8. Ancient Spartan Theatre.<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ancient_sparta_theater.jpg<br />Theatre in Ancient Argos<br />http://www.greek-gods.info/ancient-greece/argos/<br />Bibliography:<br />www.ancient-greece.org<br />http://greece.mrdonn.org/argos.html<br />

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