Ancient Greece Stacy Roddy. Timeline Stone Age Old Stone Age (Paleolithic) -up to 20,000 BC Middle Stone Age (Mesolithic) -ca. 20,000-7000 BC New Stone.

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Ancient Greece Stacy Roddy </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> Timeline Stone Age Old Stone Age (Paleolithic) -up to 20,000 BC Middle Stone Age (Mesolithic) -ca. 20,000-7000 BC New Stone Age (Neolithic) ca. 7000-ca. 3500 BC Bronze Age Early Bronze Age - ca. 3000-ca. 2100 BC Middle Bronze Age - ca. 2100-ca. 1600 BC Late Bronze Age (Minoans and Myceneans) - ca. 1600-ca. 1200 BC Iron Age Greek Dark Ages - ca. 1200-ca. 900 BC Archaic Period - ca. 900-510 BC Classical Period - 510 - 404 BC Hellenistic Period - 404-146 BC Roman Period - 146 BC -ca. 400 AD Byzantine Period - ca. 400-1453 AD </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> Late Bronze Age Began to mix with the Lerna people and copy their ways of doing things (ex. Kings, palaces, taxes) Began to mix with the Lerna people and copy their ways of doing things (ex. Kings, palaces, taxes) Many Greeks worked as soldiers for other countries and sailed around the Black Sea fighting and taking slaves. Many Greeks worked as soldiers for other countries and sailed around the Black Sea fighting and taking slaves. Trojan War Trojan War </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> Dark Age of Greece Mycenean palaces not rebuilt Mycenean palaces not rebuilt No more kings or taxes No more kings or taxes Lost Linear B writing style, starting the Greek oral tradition Lost Linear B writing style, starting the Greek oral tradition Largely egalitarian communities Largely egalitarian communities Dorians, people from the north, invade Greece, and the Ionians (native Greeks) flee to varying locations around the Mediterranean Sea Dorians, people from the north, invade Greece, and the Ionians (native Greeks) flee to varying locations around the Mediterranean Sea </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> Archaic Period By around 1000 BC Greeks began rebuilding their civilization. By around 1000 BC Greeks began rebuilding their civilization. Government was an oligarchy where group of rich men called aristocrats ruled. Government was an oligarchy where group of rich men called aristocrats ruled. Tyrants began to be more popular than the oligarchy Tyrants began to be more popular than the oligarchy Began to trade with West Asia, especially with Phoenicians, where they learned the alphabet around 750 BC Began to trade with West Asia, especially with Phoenicians, where they learned the alphabet around 750 BC </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> Classic Greece 510 BC Cliesthenes, an aristocrat, invented the democracy. Persuasion rather than force became the popular mechanism for decision-making. 510 BC Cliesthenes, an aristocrat, invented the democracy. Persuasion rather than force became the popular mechanism for decision-making. Each Athenian man given 1 vote, and everyone could meet at the Assembly to vote. Each Athenian man given 1 vote, and everyone could meet at the Assembly to vote. Eventually changed to a smaller council of 500 men who were chosen by lottery and changed every year. Eventually changed to a smaller council of 500 men who were chosen by lottery and changed every year. Polis, or city-state, was established. Each polis had a patron deity, and the polis constituted a religious association obliged to honor the states patron deity as well as the communitys other gods. Polis, or city-state, was established. Each polis had a patron deity, and the polis constituted a religious association obliged to honor the states patron deity as well as the communitys other gods. Persians attack in 490 BC- first real test of democracy Persians attack in 490 BC- first real test of democracy Classical Period ends with the Peloponnesian War 431 BC- 404 BC between Athens and Sparta. Sparta suspicious of Athenian democracy and saw Athens as a threat to their oligarchy. Athens growing in power. Classical Period ends with the Peloponnesian War 431 BC- 404 BC between Athens and Sparta. Sparta suspicious of Athenian democracy and saw Athens as a threat to their oligarchy. Athens growing in power. </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> Hellenistic Greece After Peloonnesian War, all cities of Greece were worn out and poor. After Peloonnesian War, all cities of Greece were worn out and poor. Macedonian King Philip attacks Greek city-states and takes them over. Son Alexander takes over to rule Greece when assassinated. Macedonian King Philip attacks Greek city-states and takes them over. Son Alexander takes over to rule Greece when assassinated. Period of prosperity and learning. Time of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Knowledge from West Asia and India led to great achievements in science, art, and philosophy. Period of prosperity and learning. Time of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Knowledge from West Asia and India led to great achievements in science, art, and philosophy. </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Roman Greece Romans take over Greece around 146 BC Romans take over Greece around 146 BC Greece did well under Roman rule. Romans liked Greek plays and philosophy, and many Greeks went to Rome as teachers and entertainers while many Romans came to Athens to go to Platos Academy and Aristotles Lyceum. Greece did well under Roman rule. Romans liked Greek plays and philosophy, and many Greeks went to Rome as teachers and entertainers while many Romans came to Athens to go to Platos Academy and Aristotles Lyceum. </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> References http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi- bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0009 http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi- bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0009 http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi- bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0009 http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi- bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0009 http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/a sbook07.html#General http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/a sbook07.html#General http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/a sbook07.html#General http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/a sbook07.html#General http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greek s/index.htm http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greek s/index.htm http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greek s/index.htm http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greek s/index.htm </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> </ul>

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