Ancient Greece <br />
Influences from Ancient Greece <br />
OBJECTIVES <br />Identify the ways geography and climate shaped Greek life<br />Explain the rise and development of Mycena...
Vocabulary <br />Peninsula: body of land surrounded by water on three sides <br />Mycenaean: Settled on Greek mainland aro...
Vocabulary <br />Trojan War: A war fought between  a Mycenaean army and the independent city of Troy in 1200 B.C.<br />Fre...
Geography <br />
Geography <br />Peninsula <br />Mediterranean Sea/ Aegean Sea <br />Mountainous<br />Lacked Natural Resources<br />Little ...
Active volcanoes and earthquakes are common</li></li></ul><li>Minoans<br />
Minoans <br />The Minoans helped to shape the first Greek civilization.<br />3000 B.C. on Island of Crete <br />Life tied ...
Minoans<br />
Minoans <br />Myth of Minotaur<br />Head of bull and body of Man  <br />http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/aegean/pre-...
Minoans <br />http://www.europeupclose.com/article/iraklio-and-knossos-greece/<br />http://civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions...
Mycenaean <br />
Mycenaean <br />Traded with Minoans until defeat of Crete<br />Powerful Kings <br />Taxed trade and farming <br />
Mycenaean <br />Lion’s Gate <br />
Mycenaean<br />Drought, famines, invasions, end of trade were factors in the downfall of the Mycenae's in 1100 BC<br />Dar...
Quiz  (8 pts)<br />What geographical term is used to describe Greece’s land formation?<br /> What ancient culture was loca...
Trojan War <br />
Trojan War <br />War between City of Troy and Mycenae's<br />Most important events in Greek Mythology <br />Homer’s Iliad ...
Trojan War <br />Major Characters<br />Achilles: Greek Warrior/Achilles Heel<br />Hector: Trojan Prince/brother to Paris<b...
Trojan War <br />Trojan Horse <br />Giovanni Tiepolo painted The Procession of the Trojan Horse into Troy in 1760.Courtesy...
Trojan War <br />1870 German Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann found Troy in modern day Turkey <br />
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/ancient/enlarge/ancient-troy.html<br />
Objectives <br />Identify the different political systems that developed in the Greek City-States<br />
Vocabulary<br />Polis: City-State<br />Acropolis: Fortified hilltop where citizens gathered to discuss city government<br ...
Vocabulary<br />Tyrants: Powerful individuals who gained control of a city-state appealing to the poor for support<br />
City-States <br />
City-States <br />A City-State is like a small country--includes a city and the surrounding countryside <br />Several Hund...
City-States <br />Parthenon of Athens example of Acropolis  <br />
City-States <br />Each city state had different system of government<br />Monarchy<br />Aristocracy<br />Oligarchy<br />Ty...
Objectives<br />Describe the government of Athens<br />Explain how Athenian and Spartan governments differed <br />
Activity<br />Pair up with the person near you. Come up with 20 traits that are Common between Athens and Sparta and 20 Tr...
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  1. 1. Ancient Greece <br />
  2. 2. Influences from Ancient Greece <br />
  3. 3. OBJECTIVES <br />Identify the ways geography and climate shaped Greek life<br />Explain the rise and development of Mycenaean civilization<br />Describe how Homer and Greek myths contributed to early Greek Culture <br />
  4. 4. Vocabulary <br />Peninsula: body of land surrounded by water on three sides <br />Mycenaean: Settled on Greek mainland around 2000 bc<br />Minoans: Sea faring and trading people that lived on the island of Crete<br />Epics: Narrative poems celebrating heroic deeds<br />
  5. 5. Vocabulary <br />Trojan War: A war fought between a Mycenaean army and the independent city of Troy in 1200 B.C.<br />Fresco: a mural done with watercolors on wet plaster <br />Myth: a traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event<br />
  6. 6. Geography <br />
  7. 7. Geography <br />Peninsula <br />Mediterranean Sea/ Aegean Sea <br />Mountainous<br />Lacked Natural Resources<br />Little usable farmland<br /><ul><li>Climate 48 degrees in Winter/80 degress summer
  8. 8. Active volcanoes and earthquakes are common</li></li></ul><li>Minoans<br />
  9. 9. Minoans <br />The Minoans helped to shape the first Greek civilization.<br />3000 B.C. on Island of Crete <br />Life tied to sea…Sailing, Trade, Fishing<br />Frescoes shows Women as Priests<br />Can’t decipher language<br />Possible ends to Minoans… Volcano or Mycenaean's <br />
  10. 10. Minoans<br />
  11. 11. Minoans <br />Myth of Minotaur<br />Head of bull and body of Man <br />http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/aegean/pre-greece/minoan/minoan.html<br />
  12. 12. Minoans <br />http://www.europeupclose.com/article/iraklio-and-knossos-greece/<br />http://civilization.ca/cmc/exhibitions/civil/greece/gr1020e.shtml<br />
  13. 13. Mycenaean <br />
  14. 14. Mycenaean <br />Traded with Minoans until defeat of Crete<br />Powerful Kings <br />Taxed trade and farming <br />
  15. 15. Mycenaean <br />Lion’s Gate <br />
  16. 16. Mycenaean<br />Drought, famines, invasions, end of trade were factors in the downfall of the Mycenae's in 1100 BC<br />Dark Ages followed<br />People struggled to survive <br />
  17. 17. Quiz (8 pts)<br />What geographical term is used to describe Greece’s land formation?<br /> What ancient culture was located on the island of Crete?<br />Describe how the Mythical Creature the Minotaur looked like? <br />Did Greece have useable farm land? <br />
  18. 18. Trojan War <br />
  19. 19. Trojan War <br />War between City of Troy and Mycenae's<br />Most important events in Greek Mythology <br />Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey<br />Epics <br />Passed through history though spoken word <br />
  20. 20. Trojan War <br />Major Characters<br />Achilles: Greek Warrior/Achilles Heel<br />Hector: Trojan Prince/brother to Paris<br />Paris: Took Helen from Sparta<br />Helen: Wife of Spartan King <br />Ajax: Greek Warrior/Killed by Hector <br />
  21. 21. Trojan War <br />Trojan Horse <br />Giovanni Tiepolo painted The Procession of the Trojan Horse into Troy in 1760.Courtesy National Gallery, London<br />
  22. 22. Trojan War <br />1870 German Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann found Troy in modern day Turkey <br />
  23. 23. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/ancient/enlarge/ancient-troy.html<br />
  24. 24. Objectives <br />Identify the different political systems that developed in the Greek City-States<br />
  25. 25. Vocabulary<br />Polis: City-State<br />Acropolis: Fortified hilltop where citizens gathered to discuss city government<br />Agora: Open air marketplace<br />Monarchy: King ruled government<br />Oligarchy: Government ruled by powerful people<br />
  26. 26. Vocabulary<br />Tyrants: Powerful individuals who gained control of a city-state appealing to the poor for support<br />
  27. 27. City-States <br />
  28. 28. City-States <br />A City-State is like a small country--includes a city and the surrounding countryside <br />Several Hundred<br />Athens and Sparta best known <br />A Greek city-states was known as a polismade up of two parts: <br /> 1) Acropolis <br /> 2) Agora <br />
  29. 29. City-States <br />Parthenon of Athens example of Acropolis <br />
  30. 30. City-States <br />Each city state had different system of government<br />Monarchy<br />Aristocracy<br />Oligarchy<br />Tyrants <br />
  31. 31. Objectives<br />Describe the government of Athens<br />Explain how Athenian and Spartan governments differed <br />
  32. 32. Activity<br />Pair up with the person near you. Come up with 20 traits that are Common between Athens and Sparta and 20 Traits that are different between Athens and Sparta <br />Can use the internet and turn in one piece of paper for everyone in your group<br />

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