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Intro to Ancient Greece

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Department
Classical Studies
Course Code
CLAA06H3
Professor
Jessica Higgins

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Jan. 12, 2010
Class 1
A Brief Introduction to Ancient Greece
-mountainous and dry landscape
-rivers too narrow to navigate my boat
-major crops grown: wheat, barley
-olive trees and grapes grew abundantly
-goats, sheep, pigs; cows are rare due to lack of pastureland; horses rare and prestigious
-best kind of land > very expensive
Regions- map on p.19
-Boeotia = cow land
-Attica > Athens
-Peloponnesus (a penindula) with several regions Achaea, Elis, Arcadia, Argolis, Messenia, Laconia
-Euboea an island in the east of the mainland
-Cyclades circle islands around Delos
Bodies of water
-Mediterranean Sea
-Adriatic Sea
-Aegean Sea
Natural Resources of Greece
-Silver in Attica (Laurium)
-Iron in Laconia
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-clay and limestone in Euboea
-traded overseas with Asia Minor (around modern day Turkey), Italy, southern France, Black Sea
area and even North Africa
Early/Middle Bronze Age (3000-1600 BCE)
-centred around island of Greece
-Minoans (King Minos)
-pictographic writing (symbols)
-palaces Knossos, Phaistos, Mallia, Zakros
-bulls and double axe (most popular symbols)
Bull: power
Double axe: religious
-migration of Indo-European ca. 2100 BCE = Middle Bronze Age
-major destruction
-from central asia
-brought horses
-Indo Europeans ruled by king
-Ranking:
-kings
-warriors
-people: food producers
-warlike people
3000 BCE Early/Middle Bronze Age
480 BCE Classical Period
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1 BCE
1 CE/AD
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Later Bronze Age (Mycenaean Age) 1600-1150 BCE
-Mycenae on Peloponnesus
-Greek speaking Indo-Europeans (1650 BCE)
-tholoi tombs
-look like big beehives
-other centres of power: (biggest palaces)
Thebes
Orchomenus
Athens
Pylus
-1450 BCE > destruction on Minoan civilization
-happens for good
-Writing on tablets by Michael Ventris
-Linear B
-1400 BCE Mycenaean
-wanax
-megaron
Dark Age (1150-800 BCE)
-archeological record for people to study > very dim
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Jan. 12, 2010 Class 1 A Brief Introduction to Ancient Greece -mountainous and dry landscape -rivers too narrow to navigate my boat -major crops grown: wheat, barley -olive trees and grapes grew abundantly -goats, sheep, pigs; cows are rare due to lack of pastureland; horses rare and prestigious -best kind of land > very expensive Regions- map on p.19 -Boeotia = cow land -Attica > Athens -Peloponnesus (a penindula) with several regions Achaea, Elis, Arcadia, Argolis, Messenia, Laconia -Euboea an island in the east of the mainland -Cyclades circle islands around Delos Bodies of water -Mediterranean Sea -Adriatic Sea -Aegean Sea Natural Resources of Greece -Silver in Attica (Laurium) -Iron in Laconia www.notesolution.com-clay and limestone in Euboea -traded overseas with Asia Minor (around modern day Turkey), Italy, southern France, Black Sea area and even North Africa EarlyMiddle Bronze Age (3000-1600 BCE) -centred around island of Greece -Minoans (King Minos) -pictographic writing (symbols) -palaces Knossos, Phaistos, Mallia, Zakros -bulls and double axe (most popular symbols) Bull: power Double axe: religious -migration of Indo-European ca. 2100 BCE = Middle Bronze Age -major destruction -from central asia -brought horses -Indo Europeans ruled by king -Ranking: -kings -warriors -people: food producers -warlike people 3000 BCE EarlyMiddle Bronze Age 480 BCE Classical Period www.notesolution.com
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