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Early Greece Minos through Mycenae 2700 bc-1100 bc . Zachary Ferrell Chance Bailey. Geography . Greece is a peninsula with many smaller peninsulas Greece is also covered in mountains which makes travel longer than it would take on flat ground

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Geography
Geography

  • Greece is a peninsula with many smaller peninsulas

  • Greece is also covered in mountains which makes travel longer than it would take on flat ground

  • Greece contains the cities of Aetolia, Locris, Acarnania


Geography continued
Geography continued

  • Arcadia is a plateau over mountain ranges Greece is surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea contains 1400 islands. Mild winters, long hot and dry summers the sea allowed them to trade with other civilizations around the continent


Social structure
Social structure

  • Upper class: do not trade

  • Middle class: free men of foreign birth

  • Lower class: would have been slaves

  • Slaves: Mostly prisoners of war, considered barbarians

  • Currency was called talents

  • Land owners needed about 20 talents to own land


Social structure continued
Social structure continued

  • Slaves: Mostly prisoners of war, considered barbarians

  • Currency was called talents

  • Land owners needed about 20 talents to own land


Economics
Economics

  • Economics include weaving, baking metal, clay, and leather work.

  • In the Bronze Age created the potter’s wheel.


Religion
Religion

  • Minoans worshipped Goddesses, few male gods

  • Worshiped mother goddess

  • Some think all goddesses were same goddess

  • Sacred Symbols Where Bull, The pillar, The serpent,the sun disk, The tree

  • http://upge.wn.com/?t=ancientgreece/index5.txt

  • http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/date/2008/02


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Religion

  • Goddesses

  • Mother Goddessof fertility

  • Mistress of the Animals

  • Protectress of Cities, the house hold, the harvest, the under world and more

  • http://www.studyblue.com/notes/note/n/object-identification/deck/2349995

  • http://upge.wn.com/?t=ancientgreece/index5.txt


Achievements
Achievements

  • The most sighnificant achievement was there writing system

  • Named Linear B

  • Linear B was used for Marketing and selling

  • http://www.fhw.gr/chronos/02/mainland/en/mg/gallery/achievements/gr4.html

  • http://www.fhw.gr/chronos/02/mainland/en/mg/achievements/index.html

  • http://upge.wn.com/?t=ancientgreece/index5.txt


Political
Political

  • Greek Cities were originally monarchies

  • All though power rested with Landowners

  • http://upge.wn.com/?t=ancientgreece/index5.txt


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political

  • The Greek cities started warring with each other

  • 6th century BC several cities had emerged dominant

  • Athens, Sparta, Corinth, and Thebes

  • http://www.concierge.com/travelguide/athens/seeanddo/83

  • http://upge.wn.com/?t=ancientgreece/index5.txt


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