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Greece Cheat Sheet (DRAFT) by

This is a draft cheat sheet. It is a work in progress and is not finished yet.

Cultures of Mountains and the Seas

-the sea shapes greek civilz­ation
-they lack resources so the trade by sea
-all of greece speaks and writes same language
-Trojan war was fought by mycenaeans and troy
-trojan war was fought for sea trade route control
-dorians replaced myceneans

Warring City-State

-limited democracy
-milit­ary­-state government
-free-­adult males were citizens
-males of atleast age 30 are citizens
-did NOT believe in slavery
-slaves were known as Helots and were forced to work land and give up 1/2 of crops
-sons of wealthy families go to school
-boys trained for military stating at age 7
-woman partic­ipated in religious ceromonies
-girls were taught value and received limited military training
-woman had little rights
-woman ran family estates and there goal was to make warrior babies

Democracy and Greece's Golden Age

Delian League
Athens cultural glory
Birth of philosphy
-delian league defeats Persians at bottle of marathon
-Pericles hires paid public officials
-thinkers were emerged who are called lovers of wisdom
-greece holds persians at battle of thermo­pylae
-this creates more direct democracy
-phileo means to love
-athens emerges as head of delian league
-classical art values harmony, beauty, and proportion
-sophia means wisdom
-drama was invented as an art form
-believed that uiverse had unchanging laws, this challenged Gods and Goddesses existence
-Socrates taught Plato who taught Aristotle
-Aristotle came u with scientific method