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Ch. 5 Flashcards
Trojan War Legendary 10 year war fought by the Mycenaeans against Troy during the 1200s B.C.
Homer The blind storyteller who composed the Illiad and gave us knowledge during the Dorian Age.
Polis The main political unit in ancient Greece a city-state made up of a city and its surrounding countryside.
Direct Democracy Government in which citizens participate directly in political decision making without representatives.
Classical Art Its standards come from the values of harmony, order, balance and proportion used by Greek sculptors.
Aristotle The Greek philosopher who summarized most knowledge up to his time and developed a type of logical argument.
Alexander the Great A pupil of Aristotle, he conquered lands from Greece to the Indus Valley from 336 B.C. to 323 B.C.
Hellenistic A term for the blend of Greek, Egyptian, Persian and Indian culture that emerged from Alexander’s conquests.
Epic A narrative poem that celebrates heroic deeds.
Myth A story about gods, such as the stories created by the Greeks as a way to understand nature and human passions.
Acropolis A fortified hilltop in the Greek city- states where citizens could gather to discuss city government.
Monarch A form of government in which a king rules, usually inheriting the throne from a relative.
Aristocracy A government controlled by a small group of noble, landowning families.
Oligarchy A government ruled by a few wealthy and powerful people.
Socrates He developed a question and answer approach to teaching and believed in absolute standards for truth and justice.
Helots Peasants who were forced to stay on the land they worked, such as the Messenians under Sparta.
Phalanx A battle formation in which foot soldiers stood side by side, holding overlapping spears and shields.
Persian Wars The wars between Greece and the Persian Empire that lasted from 490 to 479 B.C.
Peloponnesian Wars The war between Sparta and Athens (431-404 B.C.) that ended Athenian empire, wealth, and power.
Philosopher A Greek “lover of wisdom” or a thinker who is determined to seek the truth.
Chapter 5 Vocabulary. Polis – City-State of ancient Greece Acropolis – Hilltop in ancient Greek City Monarchy – Government ruled by a Queen or King Aristocracy.
Ancient Greece Alexander the Great Hellenistic Period Wars LiteraturePolitics & Society.
WELCOME TO OUR FIRST ANNUAL RCHS OLYMPIC GAMES!!!
Classical Greece. Geography Includes mainland and about 2,000 islands The sea & lack of resources encourage travel and trade Mountains make travel & farming.
Key Vocabulary Athens Sparta Wars Mythology Government Legacies Potpourri
Classical Greece Greece’s Geography The physical geography of the land directly shaped Greek tradition and customs. The Sea: people lived close to the.
Vocab. City-state: A city that functions much like an independent country Trireme: strong wooden ships built with battering ram in front.
The Sea: The Greeks heavily relied on the sea both for travel and trade. The Land: Lots of mountains isolated different Greek States.
Unit 3: Ancient Greece. Geography Geography shaped Greek traditions and customs It also kept the Greeks isolated from one another.
Greece. Geography Mountainous area Consists of 1400 islands Poor in natural resources 20% of land good for farming Very hard to communicate or transport.
Ancient Greece. What is a city-state? It is a city and its surrounding lands functioning as an independent political unit.
GovernmentCulture Sparta Vs. Athens WarsLeaders
Classical Greece: 2,000 BC – 300 BC In ancient times, Greece was NOT a united country It was a collection of separate lands The Indo-European group that.
■ Essential Question: – What role did geography play in the development of classical Greece? ■ Warm-Up Question: – What do you think of when I say “Greece”?
Greek and Roman Governments Unit 1, SSWH 3 a and b.
Section 2. Also known as a Polis Most controlled an area of square miles Home to fewer than 10,000 people People met at the acropolis for.
Greece. 1. Describe the geographic setting of Greece. (p.169) Peninsula.
Grab a Notes Sheet LT: LT: At the end of class today, I should be able to identify the characteristics of civilization in Greece. Daily 10: Describe the.
Visual Vocabulary. Democracy A government in which the citizens take part in the political process by voting for the leaders of the government.
Ancient Greece Walkabout. Time Line Greek Culture from 1000 B.C.E. to 336 B.C.E. Hellenistic Period: 336 B.C.E. – 150 B.C.E.
ANCIENT GREECE JEOPARDY!! Please go through the following jeopardy questions -you should be able to answer the questions WITHOUT looking at the answers!
The Classical Western World: Ancient Greek Civilization.
Bell Ringer for Chinese Civilization What jobs did the people of the Xia dynasty have? What jobs did the people of the Shang dynasty have? What is divine.
LET’S PLAY JEOPARDY!! VocabularyVocabulary Again! PeopleAthens or Sparta Tough Questions! Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400.
WORLD HISTORY REVIEW Short Answer. Short Answer Questions SHORT ANSWER: Three points apiece. How did Athens dominate the Delian League? Focus on why created,
GREECE. GREECE GEOGRAPHY The Sea –Greece is a peninsula surrounded by the sea. GREECE GEOGRAPHY.
CLASSICAL GREECE 2000 B.C.E. – 300 B.C.E.. GEOGRAPHY rocky and mountainous result: areas couldn’t be united result: areas couldn’t be united poor.
Classical Greece 2000 B.C.–300 B.C. SECTION 1 SECTION 2 SECTION 3 SECTION 4 Cultures of the Mountains and the Sea Warring City-States Democracy and.
Ancient Greece Jeopardy General Info AthensSpartaWars Philosoph ers Golden Age & Olympics Final Jeopardy!!
Its Greek to me – some facts You are never more than 85 miles from the sea when you are in Greece Because Greece is so mountainous, Greeks became expert.
Ancient Greece Visual Vocab. Democracy A government in which the citizens take part in the political process by voting for the leaders of the government.
Ancient Greece Review: Twenty Questions Twenty Questions
Beginning of Democracy Presentation 4: Ancient Greeks.
Ancient Greece. Geography Shapes Greek Life Did not live “on land” but “around the sea” The seas around Greece provided important transportation routes.
Classical Greece 2000 B.C.E B.C.E. Section 1: Cultures of the Mountains and Sea.
Chapter Intro 1 Ancient Greece What were the developments of ancient Greek civilizations that still influence us today?
Jeopardy Early Civilizations Wars The City- States Culture Hellenistic Period Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final.
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Athens Alexander the Great Persian / Peloponne sian Wars Pictures / Greek Art Vocab
Classical Greece. Why Study Ancient Greece? ■While civilization began in the fertile river valleys of Asia and Africa, the first “classical civilizations”
11/20 Focus 11/20 Focus: – Athens and Sparta were the two dominant city-states in Greece before the Peloponnesian War. – The war weakened both the military.
Study Guide. 1. ____________ and the ________ influenced Greek history. 2. _______________________________ helped create fiercely independent city states.
Athens and Sparta Hellenistic Culture. Objective: – SWBAT list the difference between Athens and Sparta – SWBAT describe the Hellenistic Culture that.
Jeopardy AGORA Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Q $100 Q $200 Q $300 Q $400 Q $500 Final Jeopardy.
Chapter 4 Review. Bronze-using peoples who lived on Crete.
CHAPTER 4 GREECE: MINOAN, MYCENAEAN, HELLENIC, AND HELLENISTIC CIVILIZATIONS, B.C.E.
Classical Greece Chapter 5. Geography Shapes Life Ancient Greece consisted of Mountainous Peninsulas going into the Mediterranean Sea and about 2,000.
Ancient Greece. Geography of Greece Mountainous & islands Caused isolation Didn’t create large empire Developed city-states (polis) w/ different styles.
Grab a Notes Sheet & Highlighter LT: LT: At the end of class today, I should be able to identify the characteristics of civilization in Greece. Daily 10:
The Persian Wars Greece ’ s Finest Hours. Polis Greek City-state the main political unit in Ancient Greece Made up of a city and surrounding countryside.
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