Lecture One - Introduction
Lecture One - Introduction SLC 142
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Lecture One - Introduction Physical Setting o Southern Isle is called the Peloponnesus o Greece includes islands and cities on the coast of Asia Minor o Very mountainous Not lots of rivers or planes o Geography helped ensure the separation of city-states o Mession Plane is one of the largest planes o No point more than 40 miles from the sea o Navy power was important for domination o Athens had three natural harbors o Ideal City: Near a plane Relatively close to the sea On an acropoleis History o Settled since 20,000 BC Gradually built civilization o ‘Real’ Greece settled in 2200 BC Invaded by Mycenaeans Brought about the Bronze Age o People settled around palaces o Expulsion of Persians from Greece o Alexander died in 323 BC Kickstarted the Hellenistic Period o Invaded by Romans in 146 BC