Culture Of The Mountain And The Sea Greece
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  • Culture of the Mountain and the Sea-Greece
    • Geography
    • Greeks shaped by geography
    • Rocky land -high mts, deep valleys
    • Only ¼ land for farming; ¾ mts
    • Lacked natural resources
    • The Sea
    • Easy access to sea – trade important
    • 1400 islands; 50,000 sq. mls.
    • “ liquid highways” linked Greece
    • Fishing, sailing, trading
    • The Land
    • Barriers of land and unity – city states
    • Climate
    • “ Great” weather
    • “ Outdoor” peoples
  • Minoans
    • Named after King Minos of Crete
    • Knossos capital
    • Controlled 2700-1450 B.C.
    • Nobles had running H2O, frescoes
    • Bull important
    • Traded for food, resources
    • Strong navy to protect trade
    • Declined b/c of nat. disasters
    • Mycenaean's take over
  • Mycenaean Civilization
    • Came from IE groups
    • Nobles, warrior – kings, lavish lifestyle
    • Controlled Greece 1600-1200 B.C.
    • Traded and raided in Mediterrean
    • Invaded Crete assumed Minoan civilization
    • Declined from civil wars/natural disasters
    • The battle of Troy (Trojan War)
    • Decline of Greek Culture
    • Mycenaeans fall – Dorians take place
    • Epics of Homer - greatest Greek story teller
    • Illiad / Odyssey-tales of Greek heroics
    • Arête-virtue and excellence
    • Greek Myths
    • Stories about their gods and heroes
    • Helped to explain mysteries of nature , life