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Hellenistic, Greek, & Roman Cultures Unit 1, SSWH 3 c and d p. 137 -143. SSWH 3 c & d. Analyze the contributions of Hellenistic and Roman culture; include law, gender, and science.

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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.



Hellenistic
Hellenistic Romans and the Greeks?

  • 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 Romans and the 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 Romans and the Greeks?

  • 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 Romans and the Greeks?

  • VERY IMPORTANT, taboo if you didn’t worship

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


Christianity
Christianity Romans and the Greeks?

  • 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


Ticket Out the Door Romans and the Greeks?

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

Jot answer

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