Minoan One of the first Greek Civilizations 2700BCE to 1450BCE Ended with the Mycenaean's
Mycenaeans Invaded Greece from land Time of Homer Followed by Dark Ages –Decrease in literacy and culture
Rise of City- States Around 1000BCE Athens and Sparta along with the other city-states defeated the Persians and then fought one another.
Alexander the Great Was born to King Phillip II of Macedon Tutored by Aristotle Conquered Egypt, Persia, and as far east as India
Hellenistic Culture The Period after Alexander’s death until Roman conquest His kingdom was divided up into four parts Cities like Alexandria and Antioch flourished as centers of learning after Alexander’s death.
Venn Diagram Spread of Greek Culture Greek city-states are part of land islands City-states compete Largest empire encompasses The Aegean Sea Both start in Greece Both make legendary contributions To today’s society in knowledge Alexander the Great Unites Greece Conquers as far as Egypt and Persia Sets up large centers For learning