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Ancient Greece

Battle of Marathon Persia loses to Athenians and is prevented from capturing the rest of Greece
Olympic Games Event to demonstrate heroism and strength - polis completed against one another
Myth of the minotaur Story of the first Greeks on the island of crete which held a half-man half-bull in a labyrinth - creation story of Greece
Trojan War This walled city was attacked by King Agamemnon and his Greek allies and in this conflict was burned to the ground
Peloponnesian War This conflict was between Athens and Sparta (leading the other city states) - Sparta won, but did not destroy Athens completely
Spartan Society Military focus, children raised to be warriors, left no culture
Athenian Society Democracy, literature, arts focus
Hoplites Warriors with round shields who moved in unison
Gods Each one is related to a city-state
Polis City States
Minoans First people to live in Greece
Battle of Thermopylae King Zerses of Persia vs King Leonidas, 300 Spartans, win for Persia
Shield Most effective Spartan weapon
Created by: jmhistory