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Chapter 29 Study

6th Grade History Alive! Chapter 29 Study Guide

29.2 Why can Athens be called a city of contrasts? Athens can be called a city of contrasts because, people lived in small uncomfortable houses, but the city’s public buildings were large and spacious.
29.3 In what ways did Greek gods and goddesses play an important part in the lives of the Athenians? The gods played an important part in Greek life because, Greeks asked gods for advice. They believed the gods would help them make a good decision.
29.3 What were the Greek gods and goddesses like? All of the gods and goddesses had specific power over a particular area of life. There was a god of wine and people went to Apollo for advice. Athena was the goddess of wisdom. Were like humans. Did not age or die. (Didn’t exist)
29.3 Why did the Greeks go to Delphi? Greeks went to get advice from the oricel
29.4 What was the Parthenon? The Parthenon was built to honor the goddess Athena. The Parthenon was built on a long rectangular platform.
29.4 Label the parts of the Parthenon Slanted roof creating triangles called pediments, Band of sculptures called frieze. The sculptures are called metopes,8 Columns across the front and back and 17 on each side. Doric Columns
29.5 How did Athenian sculpture change over the years? At first Greek sculptures were like Egyptian ones. They were larger than life styles and with their arms stiffly at their sides. Later they started making more realistic statues with more detail.
29.5 Who was Phidias? what did he do? Phidias was one of the most famous sculptors in Athens . He was the person who made statues for the top of the Parthenon. He sculpted Athena who is inside the Parthenon.
29.6 List three ways Greek drama differed from plays and movies of today. 1. There were no women actresses. Men played all the parts. 2. Theaters were built into the side of hills. This way it magnified the actors voice, because they didn't have microphones. (outdoors) 4.The chorus helped explain the story
29.7 What do philosophers do? Philosophers search for wisdom or knowledge. They always think very deeply. Meaning of life, justice, truth, and beauty
29.7 How did Socrates try to teach others? Socrates always encouraged people to question the things they knew. He made them think more deeply. He asked people questions that made them question their beliefs.
29.7 What happened to Socrates? Some people accused him of not honoring the gods. They even accused him of leading young people into error and disloyalty. When he went to trial he was found guilty and was sentenced to death. He died by drinking hemlock, the juice of a poisonous plant.
29.8 What was the purpose of athletic events in Greece? Greeks believed in having a healthy body; They held them to honor gods and goddesses.
29.8 Describe one Panathenaic event that is not part of our present Olympics. Today we do not have events where we are aloud to choke each other,Chariot races, or Full armor races
29.8 Describe one Panathenaic event that is part of our present Olympics. One Panathenaic game that is still the same is footracing. In the olympics we have races, Wrestling,and boxing.
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