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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

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Geography

Geography

Greece is a peninsula about the size of Louisiana in the Mediterranean Sea.

Its very close to Egypt, the Persian empire (includes Turkey) and Rome.

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Greek geography

Greek geography

Greece is mountainous

Greek communities often times developed independently because of the mountains, thus they were diverse

As a result, they fought each other a lot.

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Technology results from necessity

Technology results from necessity

Since Greek coastal cities were sandwiched between the ocean and the sea, they developed an awesome navy for trading and fighting.

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Technology results from scarcity

Technology results from scarcity

All cities need fresh water. This is a Greek aqueduct, basically a brick water pipe.

The first aqueduct was Assyrian, but most ancient societies had them.

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Terracing saves water and soil in mountainous environments

Terracing saves water and soil in mountainous environments

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Greek Inventions

Greek Inventions

The Greeks invented dice.

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The Greeks were the original Olympiads.

The Greeks were the original Olympiads.

Their scientists studied the best way to

perform sports

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Greek Invention

Greek Invention

The Greeks invented the crane.

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Greek Architecture

Greek Architecture

Greeks invented arches and columns.

This obviously took advanced mathematics.

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More Greek Architecture

More Greek Architecture

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Greek Military

Greek Military

This is a catapult, a Greek invention.

It could throw 300 pound stones at walls and buildings

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Greek Military

Greek Military

This is a hoplite, a Greek infantry soldier.

Hoplites were middle-class freemen who had to pay for their own weapon and shield.

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Greek Military

Greek Military

This is a phalanx.

Soldiers get in a tight box. They each have a large shield and a 9 foot long spear.

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