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1 By: Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley H.S. Chappaqua, NY

2 The Geography of Greece


4 Bronze Age Greece

5 Crete: Minoan Civilization (Palace at Knossos)

6 Knossos: Minoan Civilization

7 Minoan Civilization

8 The Mycenaean Civilization

9 Homer: The Heroic Age

10 The Mask of Agamemnon


12 ATHENS: Yesterday & Today

13 Piraeus: Athens Port City

14 Early Athenian Lawgivers Draco draconian Solon Cleisthenes created the first democracy!

15 Persian Wars: 499 BCE – 480 BCE

16 Persian Wars: Famous Battles Marathon (490 BCE) 26 miles from Athens Thermopylae (480 BCE) 300 Spartans at the Mountain pass Salamis (480 BCE) Athenian navy victorious

17 Golden Age of Pericles : 460 BCE – 429 BCE

18 Great Athenian Philosophers Socrates Know thyself! question everything only the pursuit of goodness brings happiness. Plato The Academy The world of the FORMS The Republic philosopher-king

19 Great Athenian Philosophers Aristotle The Lyceum Golden Mean [everything in moderation]. Logic. Scientific method.

20 Athens: The Arts & Sciences DRAMA (tragedians): Aeschylus Sophocles Euripides THE SCIENCES: Pythagoras Democritus all matter made up of small atoms. Hippocrates Father of Medicine

21 Phidias Acropolis

22 The Acropolis Today

23 The Parthenon

24 The Agora

25 The Classical Greek Ideal

26 Olympia

27 The Ancient Olympics: Athletes & Trainers

28 Olympia: Temple to Hera

29 The 2004 Olympics


31 Helots Messenians enslaved by the Spartans.

32 Peloponnesian Wars

33 Macedonia Under Philip II


35 Alexander the Great

36 Alexander the Great s Empire

37 Alexander the Great in Persia

38 The Hellenization of Asia

39 Pergamum: A Hellenistic City

40 The Economy of the Hellenistic World

41 Hellenistic Philosophers Cynics Diogenes ignore social conventions & avoid luxuries. citizens of the world. live a humble, simple life. Epicurians Epicurus avoid pain & seek pleasure. all excess leads to pain! politics should be avoided.

42 Hellenistic Philosophers Stoics Zeno nature is the expansion of divine will. concept of natural law. get involved in politics, not for personal gain, but to perform virtuous acts for the good of all. true happiness is found in great achievements.

43 Hellenism: The Arts & Sciences Scientists / Mathematicians: Aristarchus heliocentric theory. Euclid geometry Archimedes pulley Hellenistic Art: More realistic; less ideal than Hellenic art. Showed individual emotions, wrinkles, and age!

44 The Breakup of Alexander s Empire

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