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  1. Corinth Josefina Echeverria, Ashley Calle, Nick Forsyth, Dylan Ceslak Period 1 9/24/13

  2. Stable Food Sources • Breakfast: Bread dipped in wine • Lunch: Bread dipped in wine, olives, figs, cheese, and dried fish • Dinner: Vegetables, fruit, fish, and honey cakes (main meal of the day) • Fish= main source of protein • Beef was rarely eaten • Wine was main drink

  3. Social Structure • Farmers • Merchants • Priests • Military • Fisherman • Women worked in house • Businessmen • Olympic athletes

  4. Writing • 24 letters in alphabet • Linear B script • Came from north smitic script in 8th century B.C.E. • Written from right to left • Eventually it went from left to right

  5. Technology • Bronze swords for battle • Chariots for battle • Spears • Helmets and shields • Telescope invented by Galileo • Wood, plaster, and clay for houses

  6. Religion • Ruled by descendants of Sisyphus named Doeidas and Hyanthidas • Known for main place of worship for Apollo, the Greek god of music and also Zeus, the king of the Gods. Zeus Apollo

  7. Geography • Located on the western part of the isthmus • Located right on cost = good trade • Hot and dry in summer • Cool and rainy in the winter • Hills and mountains surround • Acropolis, and agora

  8. Architecture • Famous for its magnificent acropolis and temples • Acrocorinth was the most famous acropolis • Corinthian styled columns- named after columns found on Corinthian temples

  9. The Arts • Pottery- most common • Pottery included painted animals • Very detailed, and mostly jugs

  10. Legacy • Recognized as trade and cultural polis, busting with sailors and trading. • Known for Corinthian columns- fancier than Doric

  11. Works cited