Presentation on theme: "7 th Grade SS Do Now In your notebooks……… Read page 198, describe what life was like for Athenian boys. 3-4 sentences. Read Page 198, describe in 3-4 sentences."— Presentation transcript:
7 th Grade SS Do Now In your notebooks……… Read page 198, describe what life was like for Athenian boys. 3-4 sentences. Read Page 198, describe in 3-4 sentences what life was like for a boy in the Athens.
Public Life in Athens It was the men who were active in politics and made all decisions regarding political and social life.
Agoras Public market and meeting place. – The center of public life in Athens. – Business and meetings were conducted daily.
The ruins of the Agora.
Vendors in Athens -Lined the streets of the agora. -A vendor was someone that sold goods.
PUBLIC BUILDING IN ATHENS The Agora was full of beautiful temples and Greek architecture.
Women in Athens
Athenian Women -Women were kept at home, out of the public eye. -Had no say in politics. -Did housework, and took care of the children.
Slavery in Athens 100,000 slaves lived in Athens. Slaves were either captured or were pirates. Were not considered citizens. Slaves did all of the hard labor so that the Athenian men could take part in government and politics. They helped construct buildings, make weapons, cooked, and help take care of children in the home.