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Hellenistic greek roman cultures unit 1 sswh 3 c and d p 137 143

Hellenistic, Greek, & Roman CulturesUnit 1, SSWH 3 c and dp. 137 -143


Sswh 3 c d

SSWH 3 c & d

Analyze the contributions of Hellenistic and Roman culture; include law, gender, and science.

Describe polytheism in the Greek and Roman world and the origins and diffusion of Christianity in the Roman world.


Why are modern societies based on the achievements of the romans and the greeks

Why are modern societies based on the achievements of the Romans and the Greeks?


Hellenistic

Hellenistic

  • Blending of cultures: Greek plus Persia, India, & Egypt (Greek PIE)

  • Alexandria, Egypt: #1 place for trade & commerce, art, architecture, & education

  • Science discoveries: Sun larger than Earth, planets revolve around Sun (Heliocentric), old thought Earth center of universe (Geocentric), circumference of the Earth


Greeks

Greeks

  • Law—Democracy

  • Language—Koine (Common Greek) becomes the international Language

  • Religion-VERY IMPORTANT, taboo if you didn’t worship/Greek gods: Lifelike (love, hate) Zeus, Hera, Athena (main gods)

  • Legacy-foundation of Greco-Roman Culture


Romans

Romans

  • Strength, performance, & solidarity

  • Law: innocent, equal treatment, burden of proof accuser, punishment for actions, law flexible for interpretation

  • Language: from Latin

  • Gender: women had few rights, little education

  • Legacy of Rome: Engineering, architecture, law, & language


Religions in rome

Religions in Rome

  • VERY IMPORTANT, taboo if you didn’t worship

  • Roman gods: govt & religion were linked , Jupiter, Juno, Minerva (main gods)


Christianity

Christianity

  • Gospels: main source of info on Jesus (founder)

  • Apostles spread Jesus teachings: all people embraced, hope to the powerless, promised eternal life, & offered personal relationship

  • Good roads (open communication) helped spread message p. 166-171


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