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Ancient World History. Greece. Themes. Greece was well integrated economically and culturally, but not politically. Greece exported much of its culture and had a long term intellectual legacy of empiricism, humanism, democracy and secularism. Ancient Artwork. Stone Carvings. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Ancient World HistoryGreece

  • ThemesGreece was well integrated economically and culturally, but not politically.

    Greece exported much of its culture and had a long term intellectual legacy of empiricism, humanism, democracy and secularism.

  • Ancient Artwork

  • HoplitesForms of Ancient WritingStone Carvings

  • This bronze statuette from Laconia shows a woman running. Unlike other Greek women, elite Spartan women underwent physical education. Although their personal freedom was limited, women in Sparta suffered fewer restrictions than their counterparts in democratic Athens.

  • Hippocrates Who was Hippocrates and when did he live? What was the sacred disease?

    2. Why did many Greeks believe this disease was sacred? How did they usually treat this disease?

    3. What were Hippocrates arguments against categorizing this disease as sacred? What were his arguments against the usual treatment?

    4. According to Hippocrates, what was the cause of this disease? How did he come to that conclusion?

  • Socrates

  • SocratesWhen did Plato record this speech?What did the oracle of Delphi tell Socrates? What role did Socrates play in Athenian society as a response to the oracle?What conclusions did he come to about wisdom?Why was he arrested and executed? What was he trying to attain when he refused his stay of execution?Why was virtue so important to Socrates?

  • Plato

  • Aristotle

  • Thucydides

  • Pericles

  • Aspasia

  • Philip of Macedon

  • Alexander the GreatWatch Video Clip

  • The End!

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