Pericles Most influential leader of Athens for many years
Map of Ancient Greece Ionian Sea Aegean Sea Black Sea Sparta Messene Argos Olympia Peloponnesus Corinth Megara Athens Delphi Thebes Delos Macedonia Knossos Sardis Ephesus Byzantium
Early Greece LocationGovernmentRuler Minos Mycenaea Corinth Athens What were the gods of Greek Mythology like? Why did the Ancient Greeks create myths? Why did the Greeks create stories about heroes?
The Classical Age RulersProblemsSolutions Draco Solon Peisistratus Cleisthenes
Quiz 1 Pick 5 Polis Acropolis Agora Helots Hoplites Hubris Democracy Solon Tyrant Cleisthenes Direct Democracy Archon Phalanx Pericles
Essential Questions 1.What were the major achievements in philosophy, literature, art and architecture of the Classical Age of Ancient Greece? 2.What were the achievements and legacy of Alexander the Great
Socrates First of the Great Athenian philosophers
Plato Student of Socrates Left behind a series of writings
Aristotle Student of the Academy Concerned with the nature of the world around him
Alexander the Great King of Macedonia Built the largest Empire in the world up to that point
Hellenistic Greek like civilization Spread of culture across the empire of Alexander the Great
Euclid Formulated many of the ideas we have about Geometry today
Eratosthenes Calculated the circumference of the globe
Archimedes Developed a compound pulley system and the lever
Quiz Choose 5 Socrates Plato Aristotle Reason/Logic Homer Herodotus Thucydides Alexander the Great Hellenistic
Ancient Rome Essential Questions: How did Rome grow from a small town to the center of an empire spanning the entire Mediterranean area? What led to the end of the Roman Republic and the creation of a new form of government? What social and cultural factors influenced life in Rome, and what was the cultural legacy of Rome?
Map of Rome (Page 175) Mediterranean Sea Black Sea Atlantic Ocean Spain Gaul Britain Greece Africa Egypt Carthage Rome Roman Republic 100BC Republic at Caesar’s death Empire at Augustus Death Empire 117AD
Republic A new type of government where elected officials governed the state
Patrician Heads of the Aristocratic families of Rome
Civil Law Form of law based upon a formal written code of laws
Fall of Rome/Byzantine Empire Essential Questions: What led to the weakening and eventual collapse of the Roman Empire in the west? How did the eastern half of the Roman Empire maintain its strength for centuries after the west half of the empire declined?