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Arts and Humanities
Chapter 9 Greece
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Know what describes the physical features of Greece
mountainous lands,deep valleys,and rugged highlands
Know what bodies of water reach the Greek shores
The Aegean Sea, the Ionian Sea, the Mediterranean Sea, And the Balkan Peninsula
Know what enabled Greeks to interact with other peoples and cultures
Which characteristic of the people of Ancient Greece may be explained by the geography of the country
independent, they were not united
Know who were the first people to settle on the islands of the Aegean Sea
Know how you would describe the religious beliefs of the Ancient Greeks
they believed in gods and goddesses and tried to keep them happy by putting food offering out for them and building temples for them. They also believed in myths
How would you describe an aristocracy?
A government controlled by a few wealthy people
Who were considered citizens in the democracy of Athens?
men that were 18 and older and owned land
Know what the result was of the Battle of Salamis
Athens and Sparta worked together and won against the Persians
In which fields of study dis the Greeks excel during the Golden Age?
architecture and philosophy
What was the Delian League?
in Ancient Greece, an alliance between Athens and other Greek city-states
How did Sparta and other Greek city-states rebel against Athens?
Spartans and their allies attacked by destroying farms and homes around Athens. By dong this, Sparta hoped Athens would starve into surrendering
Know how Alexander rose to power in the Greek Empire
his father died and he became king
What helped Alexander expand his empire?
his leadership + he conquered many powerful empires
how did Alexander spread Greek culture?
he created a vast empire in Europe, Asia, and Africa
Know the featured of the Hellenistic culture
Greek cites were founded, Public building were build in the Greek culture, a lively trade grew between the Hellenistic cites and far-off parts of the world, the library in Alexandria was considered one of the greatest in the world
Know all the discoveries made during the Hellenistic Age
Mathematics reached their peaks, many discoveries were made about how the human body works, improved pulleys, made discoveries regarding floating objects, and described how levers worked
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