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Ancient Greece By: Rico C
Map of Ancient Greece <ul><li>6000 BC, People settled in villages  </li></ul><ul><li>Began to farm their food  </li></ul><...
History  <ul><li>Greek Dark Ages (510 BC to 400 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Archaic Greece (800BC to 480 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>C...
Common house <ul><li>During the ancient times, the average family lived in homes...... </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to keep ...
Wealthy houses <ul><li>Many rooms – bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, work rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Special rooms  </li></ul><ul...
Family life <ul><li>Men got married at 25-30 </li></ul><ul><li>Women got married at 12-16 </li></ul><ul><li>Women did not ...
Marriage  <ul><ul><li>Parents arranged marriages for their children </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents of the girl paid a dowr...
Childhood <ul><li>Boys  </li></ul><ul><li>Go to school to learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read and write </li></ul></ul><ul><...
Preparing for war <ul><li>Fighting for defence </li></ul><ul><li>Rich men joined the cavalry </li></ul><ul><li>Poor men se...
Gods of the Ancient Greece  <ul><li>The Olympians:  </li></ul><ul><li>1.  Aphrodite- Goddess of love and beauty. </li></ul...
The Titans  <ul><li>They were called the “elder gods” </li></ul><ul><li>Gaia, or Earth, gave birth to seven Titans and sev...
Zeus <ul><li>King of the Greek Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Ruler of Mount Olympus </li></ul><ul><li>God of weather, thunder, st...
Clothing   <ul><li>Wear simple tunics made of fine wool or linen </li></ul><ul><li>Men wear toga and wear a belt or girdle...
Art   <ul><li>Enjoyed many forms of art, including theatre, acting, dancing, music and architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Made...
Information Bibliography http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/history/history.htm http://www.historyforkids.org/lear...
Picture Bibliography  http://www.carnaval.com/saturnalia/dionysus-mosaic.jpg http://www.shoshone.k12.id.us/greek/images/or...
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  1. 1. Ancient Greece By: Rico C
  2. 2. Map of Ancient Greece <ul><li>6000 BC, People settled in villages </li></ul><ul><li>Began to farm their food </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough water </li></ul><ul><li>Grow plants for food </li></ul><ul><li>2000 BC, Invaders came to Greece from West Asia </li></ul><ul><li>Brought bronze </li></ul><ul><li>Potter’s wheel </li></ul><ul><li>Greek language </li></ul>
  3. 3. History <ul><li>Greek Dark Ages (510 BC to 400 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Archaic Greece (800BC to 480 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Classical Greece (510 BC to 400 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Hellenistic Greece (323 BC to 146 BC) </li></ul><ul><li>Roman Greece </li></ul>
  4. 4. Common house <ul><li>During the ancient times, the average family lived in homes...... </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to keep cool in summer and warm in winter </li></ul><ul><li>Made of stone, brick or wood </li></ul><ul><li>Open court yard </li></ul><ul><li>Two to three rooms </li></ul>
  5. 5. Wealthy houses <ul><li>Many rooms – bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, work rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Special rooms </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Slave room with little furniture </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gynaikon for women to weave, spin, meet friends and take care of children </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Family life <ul><li>Men got married at 25-30 </li></ul><ul><li>Women got married at 12-16 </li></ul><ul><li>Women did not go out alone </li></ul><ul><li>Women from poor families went out to get water or work in the fields </li></ul><ul><li>Children work with father to learn to run the farm or inherit the business </li></ul>
  7. 7. Marriage <ul><ul><li>Parents arranged marriages for their children </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents of the girl paid a dowry to the man she would marry </li></ul><ul><li>Woman moved out of the house if divorced </li></ul><ul><li>Dowry would be returned if couples divorced </li></ul>
  8. 8. Childhood <ul><li>Boys </li></ul><ul><li>Go to school to learn: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read and write </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Write poetries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculate in abacus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do gymnastics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Girls </li></ul><ul><li>Learn at home </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Read and write </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Traditional skills - spinning and weaving </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Preparing for war <ul><li>Fighting for defence </li></ul><ul><li>Rich men joined the cavalry </li></ul><ul><li>Poor men served as archers or stone-slingers </li></ul><ul><li>Most celebrated victory – the Battle of Marathon in 490 BC </li></ul><ul><li>Many civil wars between city states </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Greece finally conquered by Alexander the Great </li></ul>
  10. 10. Gods of the Ancient Greece <ul><li>The Olympians: </li></ul><ul><li>1. Aphrodite- Goddess of love and beauty. </li></ul><ul><li>Apollo- God of music, healing, plague, poetry, and archery. </li></ul><ul><li>Ares- God of war, bloodlust, violence, and civil order. </li></ul><ul><li>Artemis- Virgin goddess of a hunt, wilderness, wild animals, childbirth and plague. </li></ul><ul><li>Demeter- Goddess of fertility, agriculture, horticulture, grain, harvest. </li></ul><ul><li>Dionysus- God of wine, parties, festivals, madness, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Hades- King of the Underworld </li></ul><ul><li>7. Hera- Queen of marriage, kings, empires, women and childbirth. </li></ul><ul><li>8. Hermes- God of travel, messengers, trade, athletic, language, writing and diplomacy. </li></ul><ul><li>9. Hephaestus- Cripple god of fire, metalworking, stonemasonry, sculpture, and volcanism. </li></ul><ul><li>10. Hestia- Virgin goddess of hearth, home and cooking. </li></ul><ul><li>11. Persephone- Queen of the Underworld. </li></ul><ul><li>12. Poseidon- God of sea, rivers, drought, storms, floods, earthquakes and horses. </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Titans <ul><li>They were called the “elder gods” </li></ul><ul><li>Gaia, or Earth, gave birth to seven Titans and seven Titanesses </li></ul><ul><li>They were giants shaped like humans </li></ul><ul><li>They later overthrew their father, Uranus </li></ul><ul><li>Cronus became the new ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Most of the Titans were banished to Tartarus </li></ul>
  12. 12. Zeus <ul><li>King of the Greek Gods </li></ul><ul><li>Ruler of Mount Olympus </li></ul><ul><li>God of weather, thunder, storm, sky, law and fate </li></ul><ul><li>Overthrew his father, Cronus </li></ul><ul><li>Married his sister, Hera and had many children </li></ul>
  13. 13. Clothing <ul><li>Wear simple tunics made of fine wool or linen </li></ul><ul><li>Men wear toga and wear a belt or girdle at the waist </li></ul><ul><li>Women wear ankle length chitons </li></ul><ul><li>During cold winter, they both worer thick cloaks called himations to keep warm </li></ul>
  14. 14. Art <ul><li>Enjoyed many forms of art, including theatre, acting, dancing, music and architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Made theatre masks and costumes </li></ul><ul><li>Made musical instruments from trees and plants </li></ul><ul><li>Greek architects were great sound engineers </li></ul>
  15. 15. Information Bibliography http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/history/history.htm http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/
  16. 16. Picture Bibliography http://www.carnaval.com/saturnalia/dionysus-mosaic.jpg http://www.shoshone.k12.id.us/greek/images/orpheus4.jpg http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/art/pottery/pictures/exekias.jpg http://www.experience-ancient-greece.com/images/clothing_greece002.jpg http://www.reuels.com/reuels/test/media/do4/do40574-5.jpg http://www.freethoughtpedia.com/images/Zeus.jpg http://bookbuilder.cast.org/bookresources/14/14532/52858_1.jpg http://students.ou.edu/N/Ruth.E.Neal-1/pedagogy.jpg http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4040/4527807226_0844d678cb.jpg http://www.glogster.com/media/2/4/47/6/4470632.jpg http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_U8HiDdTziyc/SFyE9Og-DMI/AAAAAAAAAmI/SEgGPC60fuQ/s400/educ2.jpg http://www.chordomafoundation.org/upload/image/Ed%20Les%20with%20children%281%29.JPG http://www.aroundgreece.com/ancient-greece-history/greek-history/spartan.jpg http://janeaustensworld.files.wordpress.com/2011/04/interior-house-ancient-greece.jpg http://havoc20.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/home1.jpg http://www.mlahanas.de/Greeks/GreekLife.jpg http://www.freewebs.com/greek-portal/ancientGreece.jpg http://amix.dk/uploads/ancient_greece.jpg http://static.zooomr.com/images/4387847_28f8a1d749.jpg
  17. 17. THANKS FOR WATCHING!!!!!!!!!!!!

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