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For a brief shining moment in history the cultural heart of the Western World was Athens. From this city, democracy, philosophy, culture, and the arts were the centre of this society. This all came to a violent end when war erupted with Athen's eternal rival Sparta.
Topics covered in this presentation include:
♦ The Delian League
♦ Athens as a beacon for the Arts
♦ Philosophy and Socrates
♦ The Acropolis and the Parthenon
♦ The Peloponnesian League
♦ The Peloponnesian War
♦ Aftermath of the War
♦ The Rise of Macedonia
There are six links to Youtube in the presentation. The videos total ~ 27 minutes. Youtube links are checked weekly and updated when necessary.
This class takes approximately 90-minutes.
There are handouts for note taking along with reflection questions included with this presentation.
Check out the entire Greece series:
Lesson 1: The Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations
Lesson 2: Greek Mythology
Lesson 3: Birth of Democracy in Athens
Lesson 4: Sparta
Lesson 5: The Greco-Persian Wars (coming soon)
Lesson 6: The Golden Age of Athens and the Peloponnesian War
Lesson 7: Alexander the Great and the Hellenistic World
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