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Ancient Greece & Rome
The Peloponnesus is the large land mass south of the main part of Greece which is connected by a thin piece of landto the rest of Greece. The land that connects the two land masses is called the Isthmus of Corinth.
Welcome to Ancient Greece!
Video: Exploring Ancient Greece:
Her Land & Her People
Eventually, the city-states of Greece would evolve into something quite unique: the POLIS.
POLIS.....THINK: Metropolis (Metro"polis"), Metropolitan (Metro"poli"tan)
Video: Greek City-States
Ancient Greek Philosophy
What do YOU think?
Can teachers be dangerous?
Can education be dangerous?
Why might the authorities of Athens have wanted to stop Socrates and his teaching?
A= Miguel is a Man.
B= Man is good.
C=????? (If A & B are true what can you assume about C?)
Democracy would be established after a revolution of sorts took place in Athens.
Cleisthenes is "credited with having established democracy in Athens. Indeed, his reforms at the end of the 6th Century BC made possible the Golden Age of Athenian civilization that would follow in the 5th Century BC. Born into one of the city's foremost political dynasties, he became the unlikely champion of the people when they rebelled against tyranny.
The Rule of the People
A Person of Interest
Alexander the Great
Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedonia. Born in 356 BC, Alexander was tutored by the famed philosopher Aristotle. By the age of thirty was the creator of one of the largest empires in ancient history, stretching from the Mediterranean to the Himalayas.
He was undefeated in battle and is considered one of the most successful commanders of all time.
A Prince Learns to be King
We will be watching the video above together