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Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H.S. Chappaqua, NY
The Bronze Age Mediterranean Region
Early Greek Geometrics
Early Greek Art & Artifacts
Minoan Civilization Forerunner of Greece Forerunner of Greece Island of Crete, 1700 B.C. Island of Crete, 1700 B.C. Extensive trade Extensive trade Advanced culture Advanced culture
The Minoan World: mid-2M B.C.E.
9 Early Greeks MinoansMinoans –Arrived on the island of Crete in 1700 B.C. –Built a great civilization –Successful due to trade –Volcano erupts and causes tidal waves Destroys settlements and weakens Minoan civilizationDestroys settlements and weakens Minoan civilization
Early Writing System: Linear A (Undecipherable) Canon?
Mycenaeans Sea traders Sea traders Warriors Warriors Mainland Greece Mainland Greece Trojan War Trojan War
The Mycenaean World: mid-2M B.C.E.
26 Early Greeks Mycenaeans conquered Crete in 1400 B.C.Mycenaeans conquered Crete in 1400 B.C. –Warlike people –Also settled southern Greece –Earthquakes and warfare destroyed many cities by 1200 B.C.
Sir Heinrich Schliemann
View of Mycenae archaeologicaltell
Aerial View of Mycenae
Mycenae Citadel & Reconstuction
Approach to the Lion s Gate
Lion s Gate Entrance to Mycenae
Mycenaean Writing System: Linear B
Bronze Age Enemies: The Trojan War
What were the real & mythical causes of the Trojan War?? What were the real & mythical causes of the Trojan War??
Helen of Troy: The Face That Launched 1000 Ships What did she look like?
Plan of the City of Troy
The Seven Layers of Ancient Troy
Homers Troy (VII)
Original Wall of the City of Troy
Wall of Troy Recreated
Dome of King Priam s Treasury
King Priam s Treasure
Sofie Schliemann With King Priam s Jewelry
Mask of Agammemnon
Troy Grave Circles
The Trojan Horse ?
The Trojan Horse The Trojan horse was a huge, hollow, wooden horse. Was created in Ancient Greece. Odysseus was the mastermind behind it and helped make it. Was used to help win the war against Troy. More than 30 people hid inside it. When the Trojans saw it they thought it was a gift or peace offering to end the war so they put it in the middle of their town of Troy. The Greeks came out at night to defeat the Trojans using a rope to slide down.
Migrations in the Aegean Region (DORIANS}
Homer, the Blind Poet Homers great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, reveal much about the ancient GreeksHomers great epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey, reveal much about the ancient Greeks
Homer s Great Epics
Homer s View of the World
Greek Culture Declined
Greek & Phoenician Colonization: BCE
Trade Resumes: 6c BCE Amphoras
Iron Age Trade Routes
Evolution of Our Alphabet: From Phoenician to Latin
The Dialects of Ancient Greek
The Rise of the Greek Polis Athens NaxosCorinth Syracuse Larissa Eboea