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Ancient Greece

  1. 1. 1. Title page2. Contents3. Athens – a day in the life4. Athens – government5. Sparta – a day in the life6. Sparta – government7. Alexander the great – personal information8. Alexander the great – Alexanders empire9. A person, place or object of your choice from ancient Greece10. A person, place or object of your choice from ancient Greece11. Bibliography12. Glossary
  2. 2. Athens – A day in the life• Girls got married in their teens to men in their 30’s.• Woman done house hold jobs like spinning, sewing, weaving, cooking and other household jobs.• Spent most of their time in the house with other women.• Woman only left the house for religious dutys.• Young Boys could go to school at the age of seven.• Young girls stayed home and learned from their mother.
  3. 3. Athens - Government• Every year 500 names are drawn from the citizens of Athens, all of the 500 that are drawn have to serve for the law.• Athens had no king they were ruled by the citizens voting.• The people of Athens came up with the idea of being a democracy city.• Only men could be a citizen.
  4. 4. Sparta – a day in the life• Children lived in their mothers quarters until they were 7 years old.• Boys went to school at the age of 7.• Men sailed, hunted and traded that kept them away from home• Women were allowed to go to weddings, funerals and some religious festivals. viewed 30th august 2011 B.M and Katie
  5. 5. Sparta – government• Sparta as ruled by two kings.• The laws were created by the council, hat was made up of the two kings and twenty-eight elders.• The elders had to e sixty-eight years old or older to e ale to put their name in to e in the council. Viewed on Monday the 12th of September 2011
  6. 6. Alexander the great – personal information• Alexander he great married two women, the first was a miners daughter called Roxana, then the second was called Stateira and she was a Persion princess.• Once Alexander had died his wife had his second child it was a boy and he didn’t lie to see it.Viewed on the 31st august 2011 by: Clay Shirky by:
  7. 7. Alexander the great- Alexanders empire• When Alexander the great was born the Persian empire was the biggest in Greece. At the age of just twenty Alexanders father was killed and became the king of Macedon and Greece. After becoming king he set off to conquer his empire. He crossed into Persia and conquered any city that came in his way.
  8. 8. The Gordian knot• The Gordian knot was a knot that was thought to be made by the gods and if untied the person that untied it would rule the world.• Alexander the great didn’t untie the knot but he did slash it with his sword. The Gordian knot looked a bit like this but a little bit more tangled.
  9. 9. Plato• Plato was a student of Socrates some say the best. Plato wrote all of Socrates ideas down in a book. After Socrates had died Plato finished of his work.• Plato founded the worlds first university. Viewed on the Wednesday 21st September 2011 Written by the University Press Inc. Written by Mandy Barrow
  10. 10. •• http://www.woodlands-••• ece/daily_life.htm• goverment.htm
  11. 11. • Religious - to believe and worship a god.• Spinning - the act of making material into yarn or thread.• Citizen – a native to a city, town, suburb etc.