The Greeks obtained their alphabet from the Phoenicians and made some changes to it, most notably, adding the vowels.
Used sails and slaves to propel the ship in the direction they wanted to go. Due to their geography, the ancient Greeks became excellent sailors. Ben Hur clip (2:32) https://www.youtube.com/watch ?v=-OjdG01CbPc
Athenians vs Persians Hoplite: A Greek foot soldier Phalanx: A tightly-grouped formation of heavily armed Greek foot soldiers. Marathon roughly 25-26.2 miles from Athens Athens won battle A runner, Pheidippides, came back to Athens to tell what happened. Nenikēkamen! (We were victorious) Battle of Marathon Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7dZU8sPR18 Marathon finish slip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GWheGgqmq0A Marathon break down https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUPadKgtYHw
Peloponnesian League vs Athenian League SpartavsAthens Sparta was victorious ◦ What kind of regime would this have been? Democracy restored the next year, but this was the end of the Golden Age of Athens In the next century, a power from the north comes in and rules both Athens and Sparta which we will learn about ….. Monday…