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    1. 6. The Greek World <ul><li>In the 8 th Century BC the Greeks started to travel and set new colonies. They grew rich because of their trade and success at war. </li></ul>
    2. 7. What do we know about them? <ul><li>We know quite a lot about them because they left a lot of statues, pottery and writing about the things they did. </li></ul>
    3. 8. Growing up in Ancient Greece Sons and daughters <ul><li>Many Greeks would prefer a boy. </li></ul><ul><li>Unwanted or weak babies were left outdoors in the winter and they were left there to die. </li></ul><ul><li>Daughters were more expensive when there is an engagement . </li></ul>
    4. 9. Marriage <ul><li>Most girls were 13-16 years old when they got married. often their fathers chose their husbands for them. A girl’s husband was often older than in his 30’s. </li></ul>
    5. 10. Going to school <ul><li>Most Greeks schools had fewer than 20 boys and often classes were outside. </li></ul><ul><li>Girls learned house work everyday and cooking and skills such as weaving at home. </li></ul>
    6. 11. Children's toys <ul><li>Children played with small pottery figures and dolls made out of rags wood wax clay- some dolls have moveable arms and legs. </li></ul><ul><li>Children played with balls made out of tied up rags or blown up pigs bladder. The anklebones of sheep and goats made knucklebones or five stones. </li></ul>
    7. 12. Work <ul><li>Most boys had to work hard. They worked as farmers, sailors, fisherman and craft workers such as potters, builders, metalworkers and stone carvers. </li></ul>
    8. 13. Greek learning <ul><li>Boys at school learned reading writing arithmetic music and poetry. They wrote on wooden tablets covered with soft wax using a pointed stick called stylus .They used an abacus with beads to help with them with their maths. </li></ul>
    9. 14. ATHENS The capital of Greece took its name from the goddess Athena, the goddess of wisdom and knowledge.
    10. 15. <ul><li>Wherever you stand, the city's history is in front of you. </li></ul><ul><li>In the centre of town are two hills, the Acropolis with the monuments from the Age of Pericles, and Lycabettus with the chapel of Ai Giorgis. </li></ul>
    11. 16. <ul><li>Ancient ruins show the glory of Athens, said by many people to be the cradle of western civilization. </li></ul>
    12. 22. Greek home life Greek women were only allowed to leave the house for a short periods of time. Greek cooking equipment was small and light and could easily be set up
    13. 23. <ul><li>One favourite family activity was to gather in the courtyard to hear stories of the Greek gods and goddesses adventures. The Greek houses in the 6 th and 5 th century BC were made up of two or three rooms. Many Greek heroes were posted on the walls . </li></ul>
    14. 25. <ul><li>The king of the gods, the ruler of Mount Olympus and the god of the sky, weather, thunder, law, order and fate. He is the son of Kronos and Rhea. </li></ul>
    15. 26. <ul><li>God of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, earthquakes and horses. He is a son of Kronos and Rhea and brother to Zeus and Hades. </li></ul>
    16. 56. Thank you for watching Room 10’s power-point on Ancient Greece