WHERE IS ANCIENT GREECE?
<ul><li>Can we find Greece on the globe? </li></ul><ul><li>Which other countries are near Greece? </li></ul>
<ul><li>Greece is a small country in south east Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Greece has an area of mainland, which is very mo...
<ul><li>The largest island is Crete which is in the Mediterranean Sea. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The highest mountain in Greece is Mount Olympus (9,754 ft.), seat of the gods of Greek mythology. </li></ul>
<ul><li>The largest city and capital of Greece is Athens, with a population of over three million. </li></ul>
<ul><li>How big is Greece?  </li></ul><ul><li>Greece has a total area of 131.957 square kilometers (50,502 square miles). ...
<ul><li>Quick Facts about Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Capital:  Athens  </li></ul><ul><li>Population:  10.9 million  </li></u...
Ancient Greece <ul><li>The Ancient Greeks lived in mainland Greece and the Greek islands, but also in what is now Turkey, ...
 
<ul><li>What was ancient Greece like? </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Greece had a warm, dry climate, as Greece does today. </li...
 
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ANCIENT GREECE

  1. 1. WHERE IS ANCIENT GREECE?
  2. 2. <ul><li>Can we find Greece on the globe? </li></ul><ul><li>Which other countries are near Greece? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Greece is a small country in south east Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Greece has an area of mainland, which is very mountainous, and hundreds of small islands dotted around in the Aegean and Ionian seas. </li></ul><ul><li>There are about 140 inhabited islands in Greece, but if you count every rocky outcrop, the total surges to about 3,000 </li></ul>Greece today
  4. 4. <ul><li>The largest island is Crete which is in the Mediterranean Sea. </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>The highest mountain in Greece is Mount Olympus (9,754 ft.), seat of the gods of Greek mythology. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>The largest city and capital of Greece is Athens, with a population of over three million. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>How big is Greece? </li></ul><ul><li>Greece has a total area of 131.957 square kilometers (50,502 square miles). This includes 1,140 square kilometers of water and 130,800 square kilometers of land. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the flag of Greece like? </li></ul><ul><li>The National Flag of Greece consists of four white and five blue alternating horizontal stripes, with a white cross on the upper inner corner. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Quick Facts about Greece </li></ul><ul><li>Capital: Athens </li></ul><ul><li>Population: 10.9 million </li></ul><ul><li>Population density (per sq km): 80 </li></ul><ul><li>Area: 131.957 sq km </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinates: 39 00 N, 22 00 E </li></ul><ul><li>Language: Greek </li></ul><ul><li>Major religion: Orthodox Christian </li></ul><ul><li>Currency: Euro </li></ul>
  9. 9. Ancient Greece <ul><li>The Ancient Greeks lived in mainland Greece and the Greek islands, but also in what is now Turkey, and in colonies scattered around the Mediterranean sea coast. </li></ul><ul><li>There were Greeks in Italy, Sicily, North Africa and as far west as France. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>What was ancient Greece like? </li></ul><ul><li>Ancient Greece had a warm, dry climate, as Greece does today. </li></ul><ul><li>People lived by farming, fishing, and trade. </li></ul><ul><li>Some were soldiers. Others were scholars, scientists or artists. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Greeks lived in villages or in small cities. </li></ul><ul><li>There were beautiful temples with stone columns and statues, and open-air theatres where people sat to watch plays. </li></ul>

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