Presentation on theme: "1.Culture: Way of life of a given people. 2.P: Political. How people govern themselves. 3.E: Economic. How people make a living. 4.R: Religion. How people."— Presentation transcript:
1.Culture: Way of life of a given people. 2.P: Political. How people govern themselves. 3.E: Economic. How people make a living. 4.R: Religion. How people worship. 5.S: Social. How people interact. 6.I: Intellectual. How people learn. 7.A: Artistic: How people express themselves. 8.Patrician: Upper class in Ancient Rome 9. Plebeian: Lower class in Ancient Rome. 10. Pax Romana: “Roman Peace” Golden Age of the Roman Empire.
11. Mare Nostrum: “Our Sea”. Roman control of the Mediterranean Sea. 12. Aqueduct: Carried water to Roman Cities. 13. Christianity: Monotheistic religion began in Roman Empire, 1 st century AD. 14. Byzantine Empire: Eastern Half of the Roman Empire. Survived 1000 years after Rome fell. 15. Components of Culture: PERSIA 16. Polytheistic: Belief in more than 1 god. 17. Athens: Greek City-State. Emphasized education and democracy. 18. Direct Democracy: All citizens have a vote. 19. Sparta: Greek City State. Emphasized military.
20. Alexander the Great: Conquered Greece, Middle East, India and Persia. 21. Hellenistic Culture: Blend of Greek, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Persian Culture by Alexander the Great. 22. Senate: law making body in Rome.
Depending upon the individual POLIS ATHENS: Democracy, Freedom of Thought, intellectual advance. Women had little rights. SPARTA: Militaristic, more equality for women, education not stressed.
Sparta defeat Athens in the Peloponnesian War. Leads to an overall weakening of Greece. Philip II of Macedonia takes control of Greek Empire, his son Alexander assumes control after his death.Alexander
SSwift and powerful warrior conquers Persia (331BC) and takes Babylon. MMoves into India in 326 BC. Dies here. CCreates largest Empire to date.