Ancient Greece Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Ancient Greece.

  • 11 Student Essays
  • 19 Encyclopedia Articles
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The Ancient Greece Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (19)

22,836 words, approx. 77 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Architecture and Design   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Architecture and Design   · Ancient Gree... Read more
27,514 words, approx. 92 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Dance   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Dance   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Da... Read more
27,066 words, approx. 91 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Fashion   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Fashion   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.... Read more
51,207 words, approx. 171 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Literature   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Literature   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-47... Read more
31,033 words, approx. 104 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Music   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Music   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Mu... Read more
37,601 words, approx. 126 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Philosophy   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Philosophy   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-47... Read more
26,089 words, approx. 87 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Theater   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Theater   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.... Read more
43,983 words, approx. 147 pages
  · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Visual Arts   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-476 C.e.: Visual Arts   · Ancient Greece and Rome 1200 B.c.e.-... Read more
1,638 words, approx. 6 pages
Circa 4 Million TO 1 Million B.C.E. Circa 1.5 Million TO 200,000 B.C.E. Circa 1,000,000-10,000 B.C.E. Circa 250,000 B.C.E. Circa 40,000 B.C.E. Circa 8000 B.C.E. 5000 B.C.E. Circa 4000-3500 B.C.E. Cir... Read more
29,873 words, approx. 100 pages
Terms. The word science has no exact equivalent in the ancient Greek language. Instead, the Greeks generally used rather broad terms like philosophia (love of wisdom) and episteme (knowledge) to descr... Read more
27,496 words, approx. 92 pages
Terms. The first difficulty encountered in a discussion of Greek religion and philosophy from 800 to 323 B.C.E. is that there are no direct Greek equivalents for the modern notions of either philosoph... Read more
20,356 words, approx. 68 pages
The Family. In contrast to more well-documented periods of world history, sources for the family and social trends in ancient Greece are exiguous. Most of the evidence comes from literary texts, and o... Read more
22,761 words, approx. 76 pages
Climate and Landscape. The physical environment had profound effects on Greek daily life. The type of weather and terrain dictated the needs for clothing and housing and the availability of certain ty... Read more
25,969 words, approx. 87 pages
Polis. The Greeks' greatest accomplishment in the area of politics was the polis (self-governing city-state) itself. It so dominated the lives of the Greeks during the Archaic (700- 480 B.C.E.) and Cl... Read more
19,773 words, approx. 66 pages
Great Migrations. Several centuries of unsettled conditions and regress followed the collapse of the Bronze Age (3000-1100 B.C.E.) civilization in Greece and the Aegean region. This so-called Dark Age... Read more
21,209 words, approx. 71 pages
Expansion. In comparison to other ancient cultures, one of the remarkable characteristics of Greek civilization is its mobility. While the Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations remained largely conf... Read more
30,403 words, approx. 102 pages
Literature. No aspect of the legacy of Greece to later Western culture has been as influential as its literature. The words by which we describe so many literary forms—epic, hymn, didactic, dram... Read more
6,967 words, approx. 24 pages
Imperfect Knowledge. The state of Greek knowledge concerning world geography was poor in comparison with geographical knowledge today. Maps in ancient Greece, along with most geographical lore, were p... Read more
4,298 words, approx. 15 pages
800-550* B.C.E. 800 798-782 790 783-748 776 771 770 765-735 760* 755-735 755 753 748 743 739 738 736 735 734 733-732 733-701 731 728 725 722 722-706 721 720 720* 717-716 715* 714 712 710 709 705 703 ... Read more
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