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1 Persia and Greece


3 Week Three (August 22-26) Day 1- Chapter 4 Quiz Day 2- Week Four (August 28-September 1) Day 1 Chapter 5 Quiz--( SPICE Chart- Persia and Classical Greece Due) Day 2 –(SPICE Chart- Qin, Han, Roman Republic, Roman Empire Due) Week Five (September 6-9) Day 1-Chapter 6 Quiz- Day 2-(SPICE Chart- Vedic Age, Mauryan and Gupta Due)

4 Think SPICE S- Social P- Political I- Interaction with the environment
Groups within society especially based on gender, or status P- Political Who rules, why, military I- Interaction with the environment How did people effect the environment- Resources C- Culture Things that people develop- Inventions, advancements, arts, sciences, religion E- Economics What did people do to make a living- Labor, supply, demand, resources,

5 7 Important Periods Ancient Iran, 1000–30 b.c.e.
Greek Archaic period 800–480 b.c.e. Persian Wars (Greece vs Persia) Classical Age of Greece 480–430 b.c.e. Athens on top Peloponnesian War (100 years of fighting) 431 BCE- 340 BCE Athens Vs Sparta Alexander the Great 336 b.c.e Macedonian but kicking Hellenistic Age 323–30 b.c.e. Spread of Greek (Hellenistic culture)

6 Ancient Iran, 1000–30 b.c.e. Few natural resources
Great location for trade- Silk road Medes overthrew Assyrians Persians Intermarry with and overtake the Medians Cyrus Cambyses Darius I. Twenty provinces satrap Annual tribute well-maintained roads Susa-Political capital Persepolis cultural capital King –Aloof lawgivers Gave cultural and legal autonomy Zoroastrian

7 Greek Archaic period 800–480 bce
Few resources but great harbors Pop growth- Urbanization (Polis) City States fought Hoplites Colonization Middle class develops Elites lose significance Popular tyrants rule Gives way to democracy and oligarchy Scholarship Humanism Philosophy Logographers Historians Religion Sparta Militaristic society Athens Wealthy society – Democracy

8 Persian Wars Persia vs Greece (2X) First war- fought to a standstill
Second War Sparta Hellenitic League Thermopile Athens Take charge (Delian League) Force Persians out

9 Classic Age of Greece 480-430 bce
Athenian Age Imperialist Subordinated other states Very strong Navy Great Wealth through trade Lower class Athenian males gained political significance Scholarship and arts grew Socrates Plato Aristotle Social inequality

10 Peloponnesian War 431 Sparta gets tired of Athens Greek civil war
Sparta wins but people then resent Sparta 100 years of fighting As Greece fights Persia regains land Macedonia to the North grows powerful Phillip Alexander

11 Alexander the Great 336 b.c.e
Conquers Persians Egyptians Greeks Gets to Indus river Built many cities (Alexandria) Encouraged intermarrying and cultural sharing Dies

12 Hellenistic Age (323–30 b.c.e.)
Empire broken up into 3 kingdoms Seleucid kingdom Mesopotamia, Anatolia, Iran (lost quickly) Indus valley (lost quickly) Ptolemies Egypt Antigonids Macedonia Greece Hellenization All 3 kingdoms used and blended with local customs

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