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  1. 1. The Legacies & Influences of Ancient Greece
  2. 2. What is a legacy? Traditions, skills and knowledge of a culture that get passed on to people in the future Babe Ruth’sSomething a culture is known for legacy was homerun hitting. A gift from the past Next Slide
  3. 3. The Legacies & Influences of Ancient Greece Please click on a button to view more information about that topic. Cities with Cities with Hippocratic Hippocratic Greek democracy democracy trial by trial by Oath Greek Oath Influences Influences jury jury architecturearchitecture epics epics marathon marathon Greek Greek mythology mythology Olympics Olympics tragedy tragedy theater comedy theater comedy Conclusion
  4. 4. Democracy A government where the people have the right to make decisions about leaders and laws Greek word meaning Athens developed the“power of the people” first democracy The U.S. government is based on Athenian democracy. Next Slide
  5. 5. Democracy in Athens Athens had the first democratic constitution (a set of rules for how the government should run) All men over 20 years old could participate in the Assembly (the lawmaking group) Each year 500 names of citizens were drawn to be on the Council of Five Hundred who ran the daily business of Athens Previous SlideMain Menu
  6. 6. Trial By Jury When a group of citizens decides if a person is innocent or guilty of a crime Serving on a jury was a citizen’s duty About 500 jurors for a trial Jurors were paid for serviceMain Menu
  7. 7. Epics Long poems written about gods, heroes, and history of a culture Homer most famous author of Greek epics. Wrote the Illiad about the Trojan War The Odyssey about a Trojan War hero, OdysseusMain Menu
  8. 8. Greek Mythology Myths are stories about gods & goddesses that were used to explain events in nature 12 Major Gods & Goddesses of Mt. Olympus Zeus Poseidon Hades Hermes Hera Apollo Artemis Hephaest us Athena Demeter Aphrodite Ares Go to Mythman.com for more on Greek mythology!Main Menu
  9. 9. Theater Grew out of festivals dedicated to Dionysus and developed into stories that were acted outPlays were performed at festivals and became competitionsOnly male actors but women could watchActors wore masks to show gender, age & moodTheater was carved into a hillside Next Slide
  10. 10. Theater The Theatre was known as the temple for Dionysus the god of wine and pleasure Previous SlideMain Menu
  11. 11. Tragedy & Comedy Types of plays first developed by the Greeks Tragedy: plays about suffering Aeschylus Comedy: plays with a happy ending that pokes fun at certain types of Aristophanes peopleMain Menu
  12. 12. Olympic Games Festival held in Olympia to honor ZeusEvery four years-began 776B.C.Only men: women couldn’t watchOlympians swore not to cheatCalled a truce from war Won an olive wreath Winners were heroes Next Slide
  13. 13. Olympic Games Foot races Javelin Warrior’s Race Discus Boxing Pancratium Wrestling Pentathlon Messengers & Trumpeters Previous SlideMain Menu
  14. 14. Marathon Footrace that is 26 miles, 385 yards long Greeks defeated the Persians at Marathon Pheidippides ran to Athens (about 26 miles) to announce the victory He reached Athens, cried out Nike! (goddess of victory), and fell over dead.Main Menu
  15. 15. Architecture The art and science of building Doric Ionic CorinthianGreeks well known for using three stylesof columns in their buildings Next Slide
  16. 16. ArchitectureThe Parthenon on the Acropolis in The Temple of Athena Nike locatedAthens was built in the Doric style. very close to the Parthenon was built in the Ionic style. Previous Slide Next Slide
  17. 17. Architecture The design of many buildings today has been influenced by the classical style of the Greeks. Supreme Court Building in Wash. D.C. Previous SlideMain Menu
  18. 18. Hippocratic Oath A list of rules about practicing medicine that doctors today still promise to follow 1. Honor their teachers Hippocrates Believed that was the disease came 2. Do their best for the sick “Father of from natural Scientific causes not evil 3. Never give poisons spirits Medicine” 4. Keep the secrets of patients ConclusionMain Menu
  19. 19. Legacies of Ancient Greece Now that you are aware of them, you will see the legacies of the ancient Greeks cropping up all over the place! Next SlideMain Menu
  20. 20. Texas Cities named after Greek Influences the capital city of Greece, is was a famous place in Greek named after the goddess Athena: mythology, figuring in numerous myths: was another famous Greek place (all-gifted) was the first mortal and the scene of a decisive ancient battle. woman. Her curiosity made her open up We get the modern 26 kilometer Marathon a jar (box), which unleashed all the Race from this city: worlds evils upon the earth: was the Roman name for was Roman for the Greek gorgeous Aphrodite, Greek goddess of Nike, winged goddess of Victory Love was one of the wind gods, the West Wind These are only a few cities in Texas named after GreekMain Menu Influences
  21. 21. Bibliography o Animation factory - www.animationfactory.com o Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission website - http://www.cmhpf.org/kids/dictionary/ClassicalOrders.html o Crick, J. “ o Culture Grams- http://online.culturegrams.com/gallery/index.php o Microsoft Design Gallery Live http://dgl.microsoft.com o Mythman - www.mythman.com 0 United Learning. "Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece." unitedstreaming: http://www.unitedstreaming.com/ Previous Slide End ShowMain Menu