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<ul><li> 1. What do all these imageshave in common?2012, TESCCC</li></ul> <p> 2. Where is it exactly?2012, TESCCC 3. Ancient Greece: Geography Southeastern Europe Mountainous and rugged terrain Surrounded by bodies of water Greeks referred to their land as Hellas and tothemselves as Hellenes Geography led to political fragmentationcity-states! 4. Ancient Greece2012, TESCCC 5. Ancient Greece: History Polis=city-state (Athens, Sparta, and many, manymore) Made up of a city and its surrounding countryside Between 50 and 500 square miles of territory Often home to fewer than 20,000 people Peaked around 500 BC Even though the city-states often fought with eachother, politics, the arts and philosophy flourishedmainly in Athens! 6. Forms of Government Monarchy: rule by one Aristocracy: rule by the nobility Oligarchy: rule by the few Democracy: rule by the people (free men)which only consisted of about 1/5 of Athenspopulation!!! 7. A Greek Theatre2012, TESCCC 8. 2012, TESCCC 9. Parthenon2012, TESCCC</p>