Ancient Greece was located on a peninsula with this sea to the EAST and this sea to the SOUTH:. AEGEAN (EAST) MEDITERRANEAN (SOUTH). Location of Greece:. Balkan Peninsula Europe Asia Minor (Ionia was a city-state established during the Dark Ages).
Balkan Peninsula Europe
(Ionia was a city-state established during the Dark Ages)
Ionia/Asia Minor/Anatolia Peninsula
Trade for items they could not produce and
1. Cultural diffusion
2. Technological advances
Engaged in civic and commercial activities.
1.To explain the mysteries of nature.
2. To explain life after death
4. To justify the unpredictability of human emotion
A small group of nobles.
(rule by a few nobles)
MONEY ECONOMY (b/c all civilizations value the precious metal in money)
2. Free people with no political rights (women & foreigners)
Golden Age in Athens
THE AEGEAN SEA
THE DELIAN LEAGUE
Athenian dominance of the Delian League became excessive
Sparta desired to overthrow Athens’ control of the league
1. Greece was no longer united 2. Greece was vulnerable to invasion by the Macedonians
3. Cultural development was stopped
2. IONIC (Ionian)
The great mathematician who developed the theorem known to all geometry students as the way to find the relationship between the sides of a right triangle:
Philip II and Alexander
THE INDUS RIVER VALLEY