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Greek Trade in the Agora. Olives, Grapes, and Barley. Barley Porridge Ground it into flour to make bread Olives Olive oil was used for cooking oil or in oil for lamps Grapes Wine 1 part wine and 2 parts water Raisins. Blacksmiths. Used bronze and later iron ore to create items Swords

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Greek trade in the agora

Greek Trade in the Agora


Olives grapes and barley

Olives, Grapes, and Barley

  • Barley

    • Porridge

    • Ground it into flour to make bread

  • Olives

    • Olive oil was used for cooking oil or in oil for lamps

  • Grapes

    • Wine

    • 1 part wine and 2 parts water

    • Raisins


Blacksmiths

Blacksmiths

  • Used bronze and later iron ore to create items

    • Swords

    • Plows

    • Axes

    • Other tools


Woodworking

Woodworking

  • Beds

  • Plows

  • Door frames


Fisherman

Fisherman

  • Fresh catches were sold daily in the agora

  • Poor Greeks

    • Small fish such as anchovies

  • Wealthy Greeks

    • Tuna, sea bass, and red mullet

  • Eel was an delicacy


Greek marble quarrying

Greek Marble Quarrying

  • Marble was dug up in a quarry

  • Here are the steps:

  • Holes were drilled in the rock in a straight line

  • Wooden wedges were then placed in the holes

  • Wood was watered to make it expand

  • The expanding wood broke the rock in a straight line


Image sources

Image sources

  • Grapes

    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/starrynight1/627508681/

  • Blacksmiths

    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mecrip/5822632246/sizes/m/in/photostream/

  • Woodworking

    • http://images.cdn.fotopedia.com/6nf9pniglhbor-UD502EJ0fe4-hd.jpg

    • Greek Fisherman

      • http://raymond-oentomo.blogspot.com/


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