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17 terms
Athens
Autochthonous
Cecrops
Erechtheus
Erichthonius
indigenous to the land, rather than descended from migrants o…
supposedly judged the contest between Athena and Poseidon, co…
another early king of Athens associated with Poseidon
means "very earthy" - created from the earth Hephaestus ejacu…
Autochthonous
indigenous to the land, rather than descended from migrants o…
Cecrops
supposedly judged the contest between Athena and Poseidon, co…
21 terms
Athens
What change took place in 750 BCE. in…
Oligarchy
Draco
Solon
Nobles, merchants, manufacturers took over the government
a government in wich a few people have ruling power
He failed, because of his very harsh punishments
Ruled 594 B.C., Made a constitution, rights to vote, can't ow…
What change took place in 750 BCE. in…
Nobles, merchants, manufacturers took over the government
Oligarchy
a government in wich a few people have ruling power
31 terms
Athens
characteristics of Athens
Athenian myth
theseus
autochthony
-bustling, restless, imperialistic and democratic
-first athenians borm from soil of Attica... -autochthony... -origi…
-founding father of Athenian way of life... -unifies Attica
from the same Earth
characteristics of Athens
-bustling, restless, imperialistic and democratic
Athenian myth
-first athenians borm from soil of Attica... -autochthony... -origi…
Athens
citizens divided into
made up of
elected
wrote new
tribes
500 citizens
50 from each
laws and policies
citizens divided into
tribes
made up of
500 citizens
Athens
Draco
Solon
4 classes of citizens(under Solon, by…
Pisistratus
Athenian tyrant who was appointed by archons; he limited aris…
Athenian tyrant who came to power when Athenians were on verg…
500+ = aristocrats-pentacosiomedimnoi... 300-500= merchants/knig…
tyrant who seized power, continued Solon's council and assemb…
Draco
Athenian tyrant who was appointed by archons; he limited aris…
Solon
Athenian tyrant who came to power when Athenians were on verg…
Athens
Myth of Autochthony
Athens
Attica
demes
Athenians are Earthborn, emphasizes view that the Athenians h…
Urban center within the city-state of Attica.
A historical region that encompasses the city of Athens, the…
Little individual villages of Attica, whole attic country sid…
Myth of Autochthony
Athenians are Earthborn, emphasizes view that the Athenians h…
Athens
Urban center within the city-state of Attica.
7 terms
Athens
descendents of
democracy established where
in?
assembly
myceneans
cleisthenes
508 bc
made laws all citizens allowed to serve
descendents of
myceneans
democracy established where
cleisthenes
12 terms
Athens
The Delian League
How was the Delian League funded?
Thete class
Reforms of Ephialtes
Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens, who were pr…
All the city-states paid a fee with money or ships for the Na…
The lowest class, rowed on warships, made power through suppo…
Gave Athens democracy and citizenship, through these reforms
The Delian League
Greek city-states under the leadership of Athens, who were pr…
How was the Delian League funded?
All the city-states paid a fee with money or ships for the Na…
50 terms
Athens
oligarchy
strategic
land ownership
Draco
Form of government in which a few people have the ruling power
The location of Athens was _________ like Sparta.
When the Athenians set up an oligarchy, fights broke out betw…
A noble that attempted to change the government but failed
oligarchy
Form of government in which a few people have the ruling power
strategic
The location of Athens was _________ like Sparta.
Athens
Draco
Solon
Pisistratus
Cleisthenes
1st tyrant- super harsh laws
2nd tyrant- changed citizenship, now land owning males
3rd tyrant- FDR of Greece, extended citizenship- now males
4th tyrant- turned Athens into a democracy, created the tritt…
Draco
1st tyrant- super harsh laws
Solon
2nd tyrant- changed citizenship, now land owning males
15 terms
athens
(early archaic period) eupatrids
archons (early 7th century):
archons (late 7th century)
who were archons advised by?
people with good fathers (aristocracy)
had 3... 1. archon = chief... 2. polemarch = war leader... 3. archon b…
had 9... added 6 themosthetai
council of nobles (old archons)
(early archaic period) eupatrids
people with good fathers (aristocracy)
archons (early 7th century):
had 3... 1. archon = chief... 2. polemarch = war leader... 3. archon b…
Athens
One of the two chief Greek city-states…
According to legend, the ....... compe…
Draco
Solon
Attica
Sea god Poseidon, and goddess athena
Noble who drew up a harsh written code of laws
Great Athenian reformer and archon; ordinary citizens gained…
One of the two chief Greek city-states…
Attica
According to legend, the ....... compe…
Sea god Poseidon, and goddess athena
Athens
Solon
The laws
Pleisistratus
Cleisthenes
Encourage trade ... Abolished dracos laws
Dracos laws
Tyrant... Push out rich
Divided Athens into 10 tribes
Solon
Encourage trade ... Abolished dracos laws
The laws
Dracos laws
athens
conditions of poor farmers during 700s…
why didnt peasants know about all of t…
Draco's contribution to athens
word to describe Dracos code
those who could not pay loans had 1/6 of their annual yield u…
not written down
published first law code of Athenian polis
harsh
conditions of poor farmers during 700s…
those who could not pay loans had 1/6 of their annual yield u…
why didnt peasants know about all of t…
not written down
18 terms
Athens
Golden Age of Athens
Black Figure Pottery
Drama
Parthenon
a time of great prosperity and achievement.
A style or technique of ancient Greek pottery in which black…
comedy and tragedy
temple in Athens built to honor the goddess Athena
Golden Age of Athens
a time of great prosperity and achievement.
Black Figure Pottery
A style or technique of ancient Greek pottery in which black…
Athens
How do people become slaves?
Why is having slaves important to the…
Did an Athenian boys education prepare…
How did the design of a theatre fit it…
. Born into it ... . Prisoners of war... . Captured and sold by pir…
. May inhance image/status of household ... . Improve self suffi…
. Father taught him how to be a good kyrios and run the oikos…
. Large in size- accommodate for lots of people ... . Horse shoe…
How do people become slaves?
. Born into it ... . Prisoners of war... . Captured and sold by pir…
Why is having slaves important to the…
. May inhance image/status of household ... . Improve self suffi…
6 terms
Athens
Form of government?
Money
Goddess?
Exports:
direct democracy
Drachmas
Athena (wisdom)
Silver, olives, olive oil, wine, potter
Form of government?
direct democracy
Money
Drachmas
24 terms
Athens
Draco Date
Draco Facts
Draco Significance
Solon Date
fl. 621
...
...
archon in 594
Draco Date
fl. 621
Draco Facts
...
Athens
Sources for Athens include:... 1. ______…
Who were the 2 historians who provided…
Who was the philosopher who provided i…
Who was the travel writer who provided…
Archaeological, poetic, Solon, prose
Herodotus (Asia Minor), Thucydides (Athens)
Aristotle from Stagira, the Athenian constitution
Pausanias (from Asia Minor)
Sources for Athens include:... 1. ______…
Archaeological, poetic, Solon, prose
Who were the 2 historians who provided…
Herodotus (Asia Minor), Thucydides (Athens)
21 terms
Athens
Athens location
Athens settled around
Upper Class:
Middle Class:
Northeastern peninsula of Greece
The Acropolis(a hill side where buildings were constructed in…
Adult males who own land
Merchants from other countries who could posses wealth but we…
Athens location
Northeastern peninsula of Greece
Athens settled around
The Acropolis(a hill side where buildings were constructed in…
53 terms
Athens
name 3 things they had in common with…
Athens government went from a monarchy…
small group of wealthy people ruling
what did Athens grow in
language, hero, festivals, gods
aristocracy
aristocracy
wealth and power
name 3 things they had in common with…
language, hero, festivals, gods
Athens government went from a monarchy…
aristocracy
Athens
Draco
Solon
Cleisthenes
Why was it a limited democracy
Was a tyrant around 620 BC who developed the first law code b…
Was a tyrant around 590 BC who all citizens to participate in…
Was a tyrant around 500 BC who created the council of 500 to…
the right to vote and hold office was definitely in the hands…
Draco
Was a tyrant around 620 BC who developed the first law code b…
Solon
Was a tyrant around 590 BC who all citizens to participate in…
29 terms
Athens
What is Athens greatest conrtibution t…
What is Athens first to do?
aristocracy
How long did it take to start a democr…
democracy- rule of the people
This first to have a democracy ... The first time a civilization…
the rich to rule
Hundreds of years
What is Athens greatest conrtibution t…
democracy- rule of the people
What is Athens first to do?
This first to have a democracy ... The first time a civilization…
14 terms
Athens
City
Aristocracy
Draco
tyrant
Largest Polis
a form of government in which nobles/lords made the law makin…
a tyrant, made laws which were on display, overly harsh
a popular leader who gained the support of people to make cha…
City
Largest Polis
Aristocracy
a form of government in which nobles/lords made the law makin…
Athens
What type of government did Athens have?
What did the growing inequality lead to?
What happened when you owed someone mo…
Solon
Democracy
Social Strike
became their debt slave until can pay them back/ social tension
594 BC... -law giver... -abolished debt slaves: creating greater eq…
What type of government did Athens have?
Democracy
What did the growing inequality lead to?
Social Strike
13 terms
athens
What was the region that Athens contro…
What valuable resources made Athens rich
What was Athens most famous building
Approximately how many citizens were t…
attica
silver, lead, and marble
parthenon
about 30,000
What was the region that Athens contro…
attica
What valuable resources made Athens rich
silver, lead, and marble
11 terms
Athens
Monarchy
Oligarchy
Tyranny
Tyranny lost power...
When a king rules over his people
When a few rules the majority
When the ruler takes power by force
Because last tyrant abused his power (last tyrant was Hippias)
Monarchy
When a king rules over his people
Oligarchy
When a few rules the majority
8 terms
Athens
Edjucated and were able to speak their…
Who participated in a direct Democracy?
How much of the population were slaves?
Draco
...
Only free males
1/3
Wrote the first code off laws. (Contracts and property owners…
Edjucated and were able to speak their…
...
Who participated in a direct Democracy?
Only free males
Athens
Where is athens located
Where is attica located
Who is the guardian of athens
Why is athena the guardian
Attica
5 miles from the coast of Aegean Sea
Athena
the believed she was the giver of the olive tree and that gav…
Where is athens located
Attica
Where is attica located
5 miles from the coast of Aegean Sea
37 terms
Athens
Where is athens located
Where is attica located
Who is the guardian of athens
Why is athena the guardian
Attica
5 miles from the coast of Aegean Sea
Athena
the believed she was the giver of the olive tree and that gav…
Where is athens located
Attica
Where is attica located
5 miles from the coast of Aegean Sea
Athens
What is the name given to citizens who…
Who is your patrian goddess?
What other symbols were shown on Athen…
In what century was Athens considered…
Athenian
Athena
A standing owl and an olive branch with two leaves and an oli…
The fifth century BCE
What is the name given to citizens who…
Athenian
Who is your patrian goddess?
Athena
11 terms
Athens
Who made up the Athenian government?
Eponymous Archon
Polemarch
King Archon
-3 archons: eponymous archon, polemarch, king archon... -6 more…
-supreme judge in civil cases... -put his name on official docum…
-commander in chief of the army... -judge for cases involving no…
-official residence was the Royal Stoa... -managed state religio…
Who made up the Athenian government?
-3 archons: eponymous archon, polemarch, king archon... -6 more…
Eponymous Archon
-supreme judge in civil cases... -put his name on official docum…
Athens
Name the birth place of democracy
What does demo mean
What does Krato mean
Who is the father of Greek democracy?
Athens
People
Rule or authority
Cleisthenes
Name the birth place of democracy
Athens
What does demo mean
People
Athens
What was the main form of government i…
Who were the 3 main groups within Athe…
Who are archons?
Who are the areopagus?
Aristocracy
-Archons... -Areopagus... -Assembly
Leaders of Athens elected by aristocrats
Council of ex-archons in Athens who control the archons
What was the main form of government i…
Aristocracy
Who were the 3 main groups within Athe…
-Archons... -Areopagus... -Assembly
14 terms
Athens
Time period
Why did the greeks leave their homeland
What did they spread
What did a new colony lead to
750-500 BCE
Good farmland and growth of trade
Culture and political ideas
New polis
Time period
750-500 BCE
Why did the greeks leave their homeland
Good farmland and growth of trade
athens
what is the cornerstone of western civ…
what was the jagged stone fortress whi…
tyrant
what was the Athenian golden age built…
Athens
acropolis
military dictator with abuse of power
Silver
what is the cornerstone of western civ…
Athens
what was the jagged stone fortress whi…
acropolis
Athens
What groups were unhappy with the tyra…
When did those two groups rebel agains…
How did they pick a new ruler? What is…
What is Solon's 3 reforms?
Poor people and Rich People
595 B.C.
The smartest guy, Solon
1. Abolish all debt ... 2. In order to run for office you have t…
What groups were unhappy with the tyra…
Poor people and Rich People
When did those two groups rebel agains…
595 B.C.
Athens
What is the name given to citizens who…
Who is your polis' patron god or goddess
What other symbols were shown on Athen…
In what century was Athens considered…
Atheneian
Athena
An owl and an olive branch with two leaves and a berry
Fitch century BCE
What is the name given to citizens who…
Atheneian
Who is your polis' patron god or goddess
Athena
26 terms
Athens
what did the Athenians do that spartan…
Agora
how could u be a citizen (in general)
what did the Athenians buy/sell at the…
they traded with other people and wanted people to come to th…
the market of Athens. it was the busiest place in the city
u had to b a MAN and born in that polis and u had to own land…
fresh fish
what did the Athenians do that spartan…
they traded with other people and wanted people to come to th…
Agora
the market of Athens. it was the busiest place in the city
9 terms
Athens
The father of Athenian Democracy. Brok…
What did Cleisthenes do that made a mo…
Rule by the people
Who could be allowed to vote and who d…
Cleisthenes
-Divided Athens in to 10 tribes... -Made tribes basis for for el…
Democracy
Athenian males, athenian women and outsiders
The father of Athenian Democracy. Brok…
Cleisthenes
What did Cleisthenes do that made a mo…
-Divided Athens in to 10 tribes... -Made tribes basis for for el…
7 terms
Athens
Democracy
The Assembly
Council of 500
What role do generals play?
People make decisions for how the government operates
The people of the assembly make the laws. Males at least 18 y…
500 citizens rich or poor can be part of the Council by winni…
They command the Army and Navy and act as judges
Democracy
People make decisions for how the government operates
The Assembly
The people of the assembly make the laws. Males at least 18 y…
athens
athens
athens is the birth place of?
athens was in continious conflict with ?
largest city in greece
capital city of greece
democracy
sparta
athens
athens
capital city of greece
athens is the birth place of?
democracy
Athens
When did Athens reach the height of po…
Agora
What was expected from wealthy Athenia…
What was extremely common in Athenian…
The mid 5th century
assembly place; central market square
that they provide gifts to the public to show goodwill and pr…
Open air courtyards that were walled off from streets
When did Athens reach the height of po…
The mid 5th century
Agora
assembly place; central market square
15 terms
Athens
Where is Athens?
What did Men do?
What did citizens do?
Definition word: Democracy
Attica, Northeast part of Peloponnesus Peninsula
Served in army during war times... Every free man over the age o…
Citizens were encouraged to Participate in government
Government Ruled by the people
Where is Athens?
Attica, Northeast part of Peloponnesus Peninsula
What did Men do?
Served in army during war times... Every free man over the age o…
18 terms
ATHENS
What originated in athens?
What region did Athens settle?
Who did they believe protected them?
Athena was the goddess of?
Democracy
Attica
Athena
War and Wisdom
What originated in athens?
Democracy
What region did Athens settle?
Attica
7 terms
Athens
what were they famous for
what was the main economic activity
did Athenians own land
did the Athenians own money for genera…
literature government and schools
farming
yes
no
what were they famous for
literature government and schools
what was the main economic activity
farming
30 terms
Athens
when did Athens start
when did Athens end
what kind of government did Athens have
what generated the wealth of Athens
594 B.C.
337 B.C.
a democracy
olives and olive oil
when did Athens start
594 B.C.
when did Athens end
337 B.C.
24 terms
Athens
Who ruled early Athens?
Who created the worlds first democracy?
Was aincent democracy different from m…
What is democracy?
Aristocrats and Tyrants.
Athens
Yes
A type of government in which people rule themselves.
Who ruled early Athens?
Aristocrats and Tyrants.
Who created the worlds first democracy?
Athens
11 terms
Athens
what happened at the end of the Persia…
Who was the leader that led Athens dur…
how was Athens a city of contrast
what were the characteristics of God a…
Athens was totally destroyed
pericles
people lived in small simple houses but the city had large pu…
they looked like humans but never die there were 12 and they…
what happened at the end of the Persia…
Athens was totally destroyed
Who was the leader that led Athens dur…
pericles
Athens
__________________ city in Greece
What are some of the good things it has?
Are they warlike?
Government: What did they have?
Largest
Fertile farmland and rich silver miners
Nope. They were more concerned with government and culture ra…
Democracy developed around 500 BC
__________________ city in Greece
Largest
What are some of the good things it has?
Fertile farmland and rich silver miners
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