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BBC Schools: Ancient Greece: Facts about AThens, Olympia, Corinth; Timeline and Resources
History of Ancient Greece: Informational facts about the History of Ancient Greece, Ancient Greek Religion, Government, Mythology, Sports and Games, Art, Architecture, Clothing, Literature, Economy, Food, Environment, People, and War
|Ancient Greece Information to Help with Homework Assignments
Ancient Greece.org: Ancient Greece History: Easy to read information about: Greek History during the Stone Age, the Bronze Age, the Dark Ages, Archaic, Classical, Hellenistic; Specific Places include: the Acropolis History, Delphi History; Periods: Minoan Crete
Ancient Greece: History of Aegean Civilization, Cultures of Greece, The Cities of Greece, Aspects of Culture and People in Ancient Greece, Timelines of Greek History, Maps
Ancient History of Greece: A GREAT resource! Greece information, History of Greece, Greek Antiquity, Greek Mythology, Ancient Greek History, Hellenistic Period, Roman Period, Byzantine History, Ottoman Venetian, War of Independence, Modern History, Ancient Greece Map
British Museum: Ancient Greece: The Acropolis, Athens, Daily Life, Festivals & Games, Geography, Gods & Goddesses, Knowledge & Learning, Sparta, TImeline, War (Click on the TITLE found on each page to learn more about that topic!)
Odyssey Online: Ancient Greece:A COMPLETE INTERACTIVE learning experience! Explore people, mythology, daily life, death and burial, writing, and archaeology. EXCELLENT!
PBS: The Greeks: Journey back 2500 years to Ancient Athens, an discover a city that shaped the destiny of Western Civilization. Follow the stories of its greatest heroes and leaders, explore the city's wonders and monuments through our interactive maps and live Webcam, hear Greek as it was originally spoken and find out who you might have been at the time of the Ancient Greeks.
Wikipedia Encyclopedia: Ancient Greece LOTS of historical information about Greece; Greek Culture, photographs
|Interesting Facts about the History of Ancient Greece
*Greece is located at the southeast end of Europe and it is the southernmost country of the Balkan Peninsula.
The Mycenaeans were ancient Greek people who lived in the mainlands. They were the first people to speak the Greek language.
The ancient Greek Dorians of were divided into three tribes: Hylleis, Dymanes, and Pamphyloi.
*Famous Ancient Greek Cities included: Athens, Sparta, and Argos, Corinth, and Megara.
*The Trojan War, found in ancient Greek mythology, was the most famous ancient Greek war, but there were two other famous wars as well: the Persian war and Peloponnesian war
The Parthenon was the famous temple dedicated the the goddess Athena.
*The Acropolis, also called the "Sacred Rock" of Athens, is one of the most recognizable monuments of the world.
*The ancient Greeks had many gods and goddesses and creation myths.
*Today's Olympics are modeled after the ancient Greek Olympics held in 776 BC.
*The word democracy comes from the Greek word, and means government by the people. Ancient Greece many different city-states, and besides having some democratic states, other types of governments existed.
*The Greek alphabet was the first ancient alphabet that contained vowels. The word 'alpha' and the word 'bet' were the first two letters of the Greek Alphabet.
*Ancient Greek architecture is still studied today as the Greeks were considered great architects.
*Slaves were a part of ancient Greek Daily life.
The History Channel: Each month the History Channel takes new explorations into the past and puts them on display for you, utilizing state-of-the-art interactive technology; listen to speeches drawn from the most famous broadcasts and recordings of the Twentieth Century. The History Channel Time Machine brings you to a different speech every day; trivia quiz; fact of the day; games
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