Today’s Title: Athens, Sparta, the Wars Review DO NOW Knowing what you know about life in Athens, life in Sparta, their militaries, which city-state would you live in? Explain your answer with details from your notes!
Please write Do Now below or in your notebook… If I could choose to live in Athens or Sparta, I would like to live in ______________. I would choose this city because they have the military to protect me. The things I know about their military are___________________ _______________________________________ _______________________. I also know _____ _______________________________________. This is whay I would like to live in ___________.
GREEK WORD OF THE DAY • giant: γίγας(Greek pronunciation: gigas) • Huge, enormous • You have 3 minutes to write a sentence under your DO NOW
Agenda • Quick Recap of the WARS • Review for Quiz – 10 min • Notes on Wars • Graphic Organizers on Wars • Quiz • Correct Quiz
Quick Recap- The Wars! The area under Persian control during the Persian Wars was Asia Minor When Xerxes and the Persians sailed to attack the Greek city-states, the Greeks banded together under Spartan leadership The Greeks won the Persian War at the Battle of Salamis Sparta had a military lifestyle and Athens had strong naval fleet
Quick Recap- The Wars! Sparta gave Athens an ultimatum, which was to free all the cities Athens controlled (they were jealous) The two rivals started the Peloponnesian War During the Peloponnesian War, in 430 BCE, the Athenians began to die from a terrible plague (disease) Thucydides was an upper-class Athenian and lived through the war. He wrote how plague (disease) affected so many during the war in Athens