Greek Contributions to the World
Nov. 1, 240 points
How did Greece come to dominate the ancient world?
What did it leave us?
Greece is generally seen as the place where modern ideas of society and government developed. However, it was no all peace and goodness. Conflict abounded and human rights for non-Greeks were almost non-existent.
During this lesson students will evaluate one of the key elements of classical Greece.
How did the society built by the classical Greeks change their world and ourt?
Select from the following list of topics about ancient Greece. Develop an essay about it based on the questions below.
The total for the essay should be about 600 - 800 words. I'm not afraid of reading longer work.
Click here to access the printed assignment.
Click here at access Chapter Five on the online textbook - Greece. This is a very good place to start.
Click here for an excellent selection of sites about ancient Greece.
Click here to access the PowerPoint we used in class on 10/09.
This is another excellent selection of sites about ancient Greece.
This is a site maintained by the BBC about ancient Greece. Its focus is more for small children, but it may have some handy resources.
This is a monstrously large index site about Greece. The design is pretty bland, but it contains a lot of information.
This is an excellent link to an online compendium of Greek word roots.
Here is a higher resolution map of the Mediterranean.