Presentation on theme: "T he Odyssey of Homer Homer Let’s visit and learn some things about Greece Άνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον, ὃς μάλα πολλὰ πλάγχθη, ἐπεὶ Τροίης ἱερὸν."— Presentation transcript:
t he Odyssey of Homer Homer Let’s visit and learn some things about Greece Άνδρα μοι ἔννεπε, μοῦσα, πολύτροπον, ὃς μάλα πολλὰ πλάγχθη, ἐπεὶ Τροίης ἱερὸν πτολίεθρον ἔπερσεν: Ομήρου Οδύσσεια Muse make the man thy theme, for shrewdness fame and genius versatile…
Greece is situated in the southern part of the Balkan peninsula. Due to its geographical position it is at the crossroad of three continents (Europe- Asia- Africa).
Greek Flag Population: 11.000.000 Area:132.000 Km 2 2 Its economy is based on agriculture and tourism. Its constitution has always been democratic with the exception of the 7 years of junta (1967-1974). Greece belongs to the European Union and its currency is euro. Its capital is Athens and the official language is Greek
Climate and education in Greece A project by the pupils Of the 6 th grade
Mycenaean civilization (c. 1600 BC – c. 1100BC) Bronze Age Peloponnese The archaic period (800 BC – 480BC ) The Parthenon a temple in the Athenian Acropolis Olympic Games Athens 2004 Cycladic civilization Early Bronze Age in Aegean Sea ( 3000 BC- 2000 BC) Modern Sculpture Metro station Crete 2700 BC- 1500BC Byzantine mosaics The 6 th grade has made a ship that carries the Greek civilization
The Mediterranean diet is inspired by the traditional dietary patterns of Crete and other parts of Greece. The 4 th grade has made a collage with the Greek products. The Mediterranean diet (heart-healthy diet) is based on these products. Plant foods, fresh fruit, olive oil, fish, eggs, cheese, yogurt, low amounts of meat and wine
The 5 th grade makes a collage with the sightseeing of Chios
MEDIEVAL VILLAGES Unique Architecture The houses are build side-by-side to each-other, so that they form a fortress fortress. In the centre of the island lies the 11th century monastery of Nea Moni, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Chios is the 5 th largest of the Greek islands, situated in the Aegean Sea, seven kilometers of the Asia Minor coast. Genoese domination (1346-1566). The Genoese nobles built their summer houses in the Campos. lush gardens, citrus trees enclosure walls.
The 2 nd Grade makes a model to present the plants and the animals of Chios