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Intro. To Ancient Greek Civ.

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  • 1. ANCIENT GREEK CIVILIZATION FOUNDATIONS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION
  • 2. MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS OF THE ANCIENT GREEKS
    • DEMOCRACY
    • PHILOSOPHY
    • DRAMA
    • MATHEMATICS
    • LITERATURE-MYTHOLOGY
    • WRITTEN HISTORY
    • MEDICINE
    • SCIENCE
    • SPORTS-OLYMPICS
  • 3. HELLAS WHAT THE GREEKS CALLED THEIR LAND
  • 4. GEOGRAPHY OF GREECE
    • MOUNTAINOUS
    • SMALLER RIVERS
    • LARGE COASTLINE
    • MANY SMALL ISLANDS
    • MILD CLIMATE
  • 5.  
  • 6.  
  • 7.  
  • 8. IMPACT OF GEOGRAPHY
    • GREEK CITY-STATES DEVELOP INDEPENDENTLY OF ONE ANOTHER
    • POLITICAL FRAGMENTATION
    • TRADE AND COMMERCIAL ACTIVITY ALONG THE COASTAL REGIONS
  • 9. TWO MAJOR DIVISIONS OF ANCIENT GREEK HISTORY
  • 10. HELLENIC PERIOD @2000-323BC
    • EARLY AEGEAN CIVILIZATIONS
    • HOMER
    • EMERGENCE OF THE CITY-STATE(POLIS )
    • PERSIAN WARS
    • GOLDEN AGE -CLASSICAL PERIOD
    • PELOPONNESIAN WAR-SPARTA VS. ATHENS
    • ALEXANDER THE GREAT
  • 11. HELLENISTIC PERIOD @323 BC-30BC
    • SPREAD OF GREEK CULTURE
    • DIVISION OF ALEXANDER’S EMPIRE
    • EXPANSION OF LEARNING
    • GREECE COMES UNDER THE CONTROL OF ROME
  • 12. EARLY AEGEAN CIVILIZAITONS
    • MINOANS-LIVED ON THE ISLAND OF CRETE
      • NON-GREEK SPEAKING
    • MYCENAENS-LIVED ON THE GREEK MAINLAND
      • GREEK SPEAKING
  • 13. GREEK RELIGION
    • POLYTHEISTIC
    • GREEK GODS OFTEN RELATED TO ASPECTS OF NATURE
    • GODS WERE LIKE HUMAN BEINGS-ANTHROPORMORPHIC
    • GREEKS PRACTICED RITUALS AND SACRIFICES TO APPEASE THE GODS
    • CONSULTED ORACLES TO DISCOVER THE FUTURE
    • GREEK RELGION DID NOT PROVIDE A STRONG MORAL AUTHORITY OR STANDARD
  • 14. THE GREEK CITY-STATE POLIS
    • ACROPOLIS-HILL-TOP FORTRESS
    • AGORA-MARKETPLACE
    • AMPHITHEATER-DRAMAS AND ORATORY
    • GYMNASIUM-PHYSICAL TRAINING
  • 15. ACROPOLIS
  • 16.  
  • 17. AGORA
  • 18. AMPITHEATER
  • 19.  
  • 20. GYMNASIUM
  • 21.  
  • 22. TWO MAJOR CITY-STATES
    • SPARTA
      • MILITARY STATE
      • FOCUSED OF CREATING WARRIORS
      • LOCATED ON THE PELOPONNESUS
      • LARGE SLAVE POPULATION (HELOTS)
      • FOCUSED MORE ON PROTECTING ITS INTERESTS AND TERRITORY
  • 23.
    • ATHENS
      • COASTAL
      • MAJOR COMMERCIAL CENTER
      • MAJOR NAVAL POWER
      • CULTURAL AND INTELLECTUAL CENTER
      • EVOLVED INTO A DEMOCRATIC STATE
  • 24. KEY TERMS
    • HELLAS
    • POLIS
    • HIERARCHY
    • POLYTHEISTIC
    • ORACLE
    • HOMER
    • ANTHROPOMORPHIC
    • MONARCHY
    • OLIGARCHY
    • DEMOCRACY