By: Sophie A. & Ava K. Ancient Greece. Civilization
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By: Sophie A. & Ava K.Ancient Greece
The ArtsThey had drama. It was a regular part of the Ancient Greeks life. They had sculptures which were important to Greeks because they showed important people.
WritingThey had writing tablets which helped boys in school learn.Teachers taught reading, writing, mathematics, and literature.
ReligionThey had gods and goddesses, which they worshiped.They believed in myths. It helped them explain their religion.
Stable Food SupplyThey had a market place where they got food.They had fertile farming area where they grew food.
TechnologyThey had writing tablets that they had for learning in school.They played the Lyre which was a stringed instrument like a harp.
GovernmentThey had democracy which means they were governing themselves.They had Tyranny. The ruling power is in the hands of someone who is NOT a lawful king.
Social StructureAthens had slaves, which were the lowest people.There were few important women because they usually were only doing chores and making food.
Did Not Start From ScratchAlexander had to have tutoring for public speaking and other things to rule the empire.
Had Strong Leaders with Powerful ArmiesHe planned things instead of just doing it without knowing what is going to happen.
Developed SystemsHe spread Greek ideas. He used religion. He adopted the ways of conquered cultures
Built Roads and Expanded TradeHe connected people by spreading the culture throughout his empire.
Established ReligionsHe honored Egyptian and Persian gods with the same respect he paid to Greek gods.
DeclinedBy 324 B.C.E, Alexander's armies were in northern India. After ten years of fighting, the excused soldiers refused to go on.