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POLITICAL and social life in the great age of Athens

POLITICAL and social life in the great age of Athens

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Published by Ward Lock Educational in association with Open University Press in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by John Ferguson and Kitty Chisholm.
ContributionsOPEN UNIVERSITY.
The Physical Object
Pagination248p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21028270M

Ancient Greece Vocabulary 1. Alexander the Great—ancient Macedonian who conquered most of the known world around B.C. 2. Archimedes—ancient Greek inventor and mathematician who invented Archimedes’ Screw 3. aristocrats—wealthy property owners in ancient Greece 4. Aristotle—ancient Greek philosopher; teacher of Alexander the Great 5. Athens—ancient File Size: 2MB. As a result the cultural and intellectual life of Athens continues undiminished. Socrates is still alive at the end of the war. Plato is in his twenties. Aristotle, a future pupil in Plato's academy at Athens, is as yet unborn. By his time there is even a recovery in Athens' political status.

  Life in ancient Athens was more exciting than in most ancient cities mainly due to the fact that Greeks had theater, philosophers, politics, athletics, sportsAuthor: Philip Chrysopoulos.   Alexander the Great was born in the Pella region of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia on J B.C., to parents King Philip II of Macedon and Queen Olympia, daughter of King Neoptolemus.

Daily Life, the people's prespective. The center of daily life in Athens was the home. Houses were very simple, in comparison to their public places, with few windows, doors, and pieces of furniture. Even food was simple. Bread and wine were served for breakfast and lunch with wine, fruits, vegetables, and fish were for dinner. leadership. The great dramatists were all Athenian as were most of the artists and philosophers. For years Athens was the center of learning for the world. But it was Rome that spread that learning and not the politics of Athens. Athens was a major political power only for a short period, BCE, and even then did not dominate Greece.


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