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  Ancient Greece - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ancient Greece is the period of Greek history spanning much of the Mediterranean and Black Sea basins and lasting for close to a millennium, until the rise of Christianity.
In the modern Greek school-books, "ancient times" is a period of about 1000 years, from the catastrophe of Mycenae until the conquest of the country by the Romans that is divided in four periods, based on styles of art as much as culture and politics.
The history of Ancient Greece is often taken to end with the reign of Alexander the Great, who died in 323 BC.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ancient_Greece   (4739 words)

  
 Ancient Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ancient Greece is considered by most historians to be the foundational culture of Western Civilization, although this view has come under more critical scrutiny in recent decades.
Ancient Greek civilisation has been immensely influential on the language, politics, educational systems, philosophy, art and architecture of the modern world, particularly during the Renaissance in Western Europe and again during various neo-Classical revivals in 18th and 19th century Europe and America.
As Greece recovered economically, its population grew beyond the capacity of its limited arable land, and from about 750 the Greeks began 250 years of expansion, settling colonies in all directions.
www.gogoglo.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/a/an/ancient_greece.html   (3057 words)

  
 Ancient Greece - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The traditional date for the end of the Ancient Greek period is the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC (The following period is classed Hellenistic) or the integration of Greece into the Roman Republic in 146 BC.
Ancient Greece is considered by most historians to be the foundational culture of Western Civilization.
As Greece recovered economically, its population grew beyond the capacity of its limited arable land, and from about 750 BC the Greeks began 250 years of expansion, settling colonies in all directions.
www.voyager.in /Ancient_Greece   (3409 words)

  
 Facts about ancient greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The history of Ancient Greece is one of the oldest fields of academic research in the modern university, and reflects centuries of traditional humanist scholarship before that.
With the revival of interest in the study of the Greek language and Greek literature in Italy during the 15th century the literary remains of Greek civilization from Homer to the Greek Church Fathers of early Christianity were well-known to scholars.
Archaeology has recovered information that enables not only scholars to treat every surviving text from the ancient world in a critical way, but allows students to find a middle ground between uncritical acceptance of the legends and mythology of Greece on one hand, and dismissing them entirely.
www.supercrawler.com /Facts/ancient_greece.html   (194 words)

  
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The most famous female poet of the ancient world, Sappho is inscribed in the Palatine Anthology among the Muses, rather than among the great lyric poets, in the second century BCE.
The founder of the Melesian school, Thales, teaches that all things are composed of moisture; he is the first to put forth a rational explanation of the cosmos.
By the end of the sixth century, philosophers begin to question the metaphysical nature of the cosmos with inquiries into the nature of being, the meaning of truth, and the relationship between the divine and the physical world.
eawc.evansville.edu /chronology/grpage.htm   (1812 words)

  
 Ancient Greece homework help   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ancient Greece a fantastic site with info and graphics on topics such as history, wars, Olympics, mythology, people, geography, art and architecture.
Timeline of Ancient Greece A moveable timeline 1400 – 337 BC with links to detailed and often illustrated information.
Ancient Greece Index A Crystalinks site with over 50 links to fascinating sites, listed alphabetically, ranging from Archimedes, astronomy, education, Euclid and Homer, through maps, mathematics, medicine and Plato to religion, slavery and wars.
www.forrestps.act.edu.au /hwh_greece.htm   (544 words)

  
 NationMaster.com - Detailed Nation Profile: Greece
In World War II, Greece was first invaded by Italy (1940) and subsequently occupied by Germany (1941-44); fighting endured in a protracted civil war between royalist supporters of the king and communist rebels.
Greece joined the European Community or EC in 1981 (which became the EU in 1992); it became the 12th member of the euro zone in 2001.
The final blow for Slav Macedonians in Greece came after liberation from the Axis, when almost 6,000 of them who had formed gendarmeries used as levies by the Axis occupation forces and engaged in limited ethnic cleansing and score settling operations against their Greek speaking fellow citizens were driven from Greece with their families.
www.nationmaster.com /country/gr   (2439 words)

  
 Ancient Greece, Pericles, Athens, Democracy, sparta, socrates, plato, aristotle,
Ancient Greece A comprehensive history of ancient Greece.
Ancient Greece Lessons for students on Greek geography, Greek city-states, Athens and the women who lived there, and Sparta.
Ancient Greece History Link 101's site has information on a variety of topics on ancient Greece including daily life, art, and maps.
www.crf-usa.org /cityyouth/greece.htm   (474 words)

  
 Ancient Greece
When people think of Greece they often think of the ancient civilisation that built the Parthenon, created many of the sciences and established the original Olympic Games.
There are many reminders of the age when Greece was possibly the most advanced civilisation on Earth.
Translations of original classical texts, articles on ancient cultures and many other resources for the study of the classical world.
ink.news.com.au /mercury/resources/greek.htm   (714 words)

  
 Greek History - History for Kids!
Greek history for kids: ancient Greece from the Stone Age to the Byzantine period.
Greece is a much harder place to live than Egypt, because the soil is not as good and there is not always enough water to grow plants for food.
A Brief History of Ancient Greece: Politics, Society, and Culture, by Sarah Pomeroy and others (2004).
www.historyforkids.org /learn/greeks/history/history.htm   (306 words)

  
 Ancient Civilizations WQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
While you are exploring this ancient period, you will be keeping a personal journal.
While in ancient Egypt, your expertise as a scientist was recognized.
You will be evaluated on the thoroughness, accuracy and pride taken in completing your published piece, recreation of your ancient civilization and how efficiently and cooperatively you worked with your partner.
coe.west.asu.edu /students/dmatousek/ancientwq/ancient_civilizations_wq.htm   (806 words)

  
 Ancient Greece for kids
The ancient Greece civilization lasted from about 800 BC, when the Greeks began to set up city states, to 146 BC when the Romans invaded Greece.
Greece is a small country in south east Europe.
Greece has a warm, sunny climate with temperatures that peak at about 33oC in the summer months of June, July and August, lowering to between 13oC and 15oC from December to February.
www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk /Homework/Greece.html   (335 words)

  
 Greek Theater
Although the origins of Greek Tragedy and Comedy are obscure and controversial, our ancient sources allow us to construct a rough chronology of some of the steps in their development.
Some of the names and events on the timeline are linked to passages in the next section on the Origins of Greek Drama which provide additional context.
Ancient Greeks from the 5th century BC onwards were fascinated by the question of the origins of tragedy and comedy.
academic.reed.edu /humanities/110Tech/Theater.html#Theaters   (3005 words)

  
 History of Ancient Greece .. The History Beat
Ancient Greece - A wealth of information about many aspects of ancient Greece, including history, culture, government and art.
Ancient Greek Links - Provided by "Medea the Musical", this is a well known and frequently updated catalog of links focused on texts, art, geography and other essential Ancient Hellenic resources.
During the ancient period the island was wracked by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, and winter storms.
history.searchbeat.com /ancientgreece.htm   (3449 words)

  
 Ancient Greek Science and Technology
The Greeks actually used their local group names such as Athenians, Macedonians, Spartans, etc. The division of Greece in city state probably was a reason for the success, because each city state had its own specific culture and political system, it was not a monolithic block.
Hellas was the name of a district in Greece that housed a religious confederacy associated with the Delphic oracle.
There is even some evidence that ancient Greeks knew Newtons inverse square gravity law (or is it more correct to say that Newton knew the ideas of Hipparchus and others?) It is not true that the Greeks believed that the world is small.
www.mlahanas.de /Greeks/Greeks.htm   (5317 words)

  
 An Introduction to Ancient Greece Part 1: City-States and Sparta
Greece wasn't one large empire but a collection of smaller city-states.
The term the Greeks used was polis, which meant (more or less) "city-state." A polis was bigger than a city but smaller than a state.
invaded Greece, the other city-states looked especially to Sparta and its army to keep them safe.
socialstudiesforkids.com /articles/worldhistory/introancientgreece1.htm   (172 words)

  
 Ancient Greece
Introduces students to the influences the ancient Greeks have had on Western civilization through interviews, vintage film clips, and dramatizations.
Greek religion - Greek religion, religious beliefs and practices of the ancient inhabitants of the region of Greece.
Pausanias, geographer of ancient Greece - Pausanias, fl.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0920947.html   (141 words)

  
 Greece   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Views of many of the main city-states of Greece These are 360-degree views you can move through with the cursor.
Thomas Martin's Historical Overview in Perseus, Chapter 5 on the Archaic period, may be useful; 5.16 concerns the hoplites and has links to pictures of hoplites in armor and a discussion in a primary text about an armorer's goals in making a breastplate.
There is less information here than in Perseus, but for some buildings there are drawings of (reconstructions) of he buildings, as well as the only photograph I've found of a Herm (click on the small square at the inside NW corner of the Agora.) There is also some information about the use of various buildings.
employees.csbsju.edu /MCOOK/Courses/History/HIST_130/greece.htm   (921 words)

  
 History Links for Children   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ancient Egypt gives you the opportunity to x-ray a mummy, explore the underworld and read about Egyptian life through simple stories.
Ancient Greece Cyberhunt from the Hugo Meynall School
Ancient Greeks, Ancient Romans, Ancient Egyptians, The Home Front and more at Snaith Primary School - an excellent site.
www.west-borough.kent.sch.uk /childrenshistory.htm   (341 words)

  
 WEBSITES ON THE ANCIENT GREEKS AND ROMANS
An examination of science and technological achievements in ancient Greece and Rome.
An outline and timeline of Greek civilization as told in The Illiad, the epic poem.
A timeline for ancient Roman history from 753 BCE to 565 CE.
www.cumbavac.org /ancient_greeks_and_romans.htm   (4350 words)

  
 Timeline of Ancient Greece and Greek Religion - ReligionFacts.com
Timeline of Ancient Greece and Greek Religion - ReligionFacts.com
The "Dark Ages," characterized by decline in architecture, writing, and other forms of material culture in Greece.
Sparta dominated the Peloponnese region of southern Greece
www.religionfacts.com /greek_religion/timeline.htm   (566 words)

  
 Greek Timeline
2,000 - 1,700 BC Mycenean enter mainland Greece.
490 BC First Persian invasion of Greece, the Battle of Marathon.
480 BC Second Persian invasion of Greece, Spartans are defeated at Thermopylae, Athens is occupied by the Persians.
www.mnsu.edu /emuseum/prehistory/aegean/timeline.html   (213 words)

  
 Ancient Greece and Rome
As you journey into Ancient Greece or Rome you will encounter words of which you do not know the meaning.
In the 700s BC, Greece was not one country as it is today but was divided into city states (polis).
However, democracy in Ancient Athens was different from the democracy we experience in Australia.
library.nudgee.com /survivor.htm   (2119 words)

  
 Music in Ancient Greece | Special Topics Page | Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Our knowledge of ancient Greek music comes from actual fragments of musical scores, literary references, and the remains of musical instruments.
Although extant musical scores are rare, incomplete, and of relatively late date, abundant literary references shed light on the practice of music, its social functions, and its perceived aesthetic qualities.
Although the ancient Greeks were familiar with many kinds of instruments, three in particular were favored for composition and performance: the
www.metmuseum.org /toah/hd/grmu/hd_grmu.htm   (371 words)

  
 Oaklea Middle School - Ancient Greece Sites
Look up general information about Ancient Greece using this online encyclopedia.
Here you will discover the greatest civilization in the ancient world, lasting over 1200 years and governing lands in three continents.
Romans created ancient aqueducts that moved water through ancient Greece.
www.junctioncity.k12.or.us /Oaklea/greece.htm   (309 words)

  
 Classical Myth: Info: Time Line
Development (under Minoan influence), peak and decline (after 1250 BC) of "Mycenaean" culture in mainland Greece.
Break-up of Mycenaean civilization; Greek settlements throughout the Aegean Islands and the coast of Asia Minor.
Philip of Macedon rules Greece; his son Alexander campaigns as far east as India, conquering Persia and Egypt, before dying in 323 BC
web.uvic.ca /grs/bowman/myth/info/timeline.html   (208 words)

  
 TIMELINE:  ANCIENT GREECE  500BC =>  0 BC
P1) reached Greece with a tremendous army and navy, and considerable support among the Greeks.
During the remaining period of the Persian Wars the Greeks in the Aegean islands and Asia Minor, under Athenian leadership (see Delian League) strengthened their position without seeking conquest.
In classical Greece after development of Athens’; Empire all other Greek cities had come to the point of fear and jealousy especially Sparta and Corinth.
www.hi.is /~joner/eaps/tl_hella.htm   (686 words)

  
 Grade 6 Thematic Unit
Create a timeline of ancient Greece; label historic events, such as the birth of democracy, the Peloponnesian War, the construction of the Parthenon and the demise of the Greek empire.
Construct a timeline of ancient Greece for homework.
Long before the ancient Greeks, people attempted to communicate with gods and other "life" forms believed to be in space.
www.mtmary.edu /artedutech/TU_GRADES_6.html   (4385 words)

  
 Greek Links - Ancient Civilization
Profiles early Greek modes of dress and presents works of art to illustrate the peplos and chiton of the Doric era, and later Ionic developments.
View illustrations of ancient Greek costume pulled from a publication of 1882.
Describes modes of dress in ancient Greece, subdivided by gender.
killeenroos.com /link/greece.html   (622 words)

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