Where did the name "minoan" come from?
The Minoan culture was named after the legendary king of Crete, King Minos.
the main city of the Minoan culture. Also where they Minoan leaders lived. A Greek myth of the labyrinth took place here
the first "real" Greeks. lived on the Greek mainland. They were Indo/European people and were very violent.
all about war, were the reason for the dark ages, took over the Mycenaens. went back to pre civilization stage.
the temple area of the city, usually on a hilltop, that included temples to various gods and goddesses
Walled Main City
the area on flat land that included markets, theaters, other public buildings and homes.
rule by a small powerful elite, usually business class (after the rise of the middle class)
Greek city-state started by the Dorians int he Southern Peloponnese. it was ruled by a dual monarchy and is known for its strong military
the center for learning and culture in Ancient Greece. ruled by a monarchy then an aristocracy then a tyranny then a democracy.
who felt they were doing crucial work for the city-state but without a voice in government
Solon was an archron and he
outlawed debt slavery and freed debt slaves
gave citizenship to some foreigners
gave the assembly greater voice in government
encouraged eco reforms
Women in Athens
Upper class women were secluded at home and not allowed in public life. Poorer women worked as shepherds or artisans
Women were not educated, but men's education was not confined only to military matters. They were taught music, poetry, speaking, and writing. They were especially taught to speak well so they would be effective citizens in the assembly.