Agenda. Write down homework: Cornell notes on Section 2 Use ONLY your notes on Section 1 to complete the Notes Check Tour of Greece power point. A Short Tour of Greece. Welcome! Before we start our tour. What do you know about Greece?. Why do we study Greece?.
What do you know about Greece?
What are 3 important environmental influences on Greek civilization?
Greece has an extensive coastline
What do these features suggest about Greece?
What’s good about that?
What’s bad about it?
The political system?
That’s about all that grows there!
The ones that are relevant to our first unit are:
During this period the Trojan War occurred. This is the subject of The Odyssey, which you will read in your English class.
During this period, Homer…
Whoops, not that one!
created his epics about the Trojan War.
This is the period we’ll focus on:
The height of Greek culture;
Of Athenian supremacy;
Of Pericles, Socrates, Plato and Aristotle
We’re not studying this, but this is when Alexander the Great did his conquer-the-world thing!