An Overview of Ancient Greece

2106 Words Feb 26th, 2018 8 Pages
Greece: Historical

Cite:www.ancientgreece.com/dailylife/home_set.html
Cite:http://greece.mrdonn.org/women.html
Cite:www.ancientgreece.com/s/life/
Cite:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agriculture_in_ancient_greece

1. Ancient Greece was made of six cities which were Megara, Athena, Sparta, Olympia, Corinth, and Argos. The Ancient Greeks made their living by farming. Sometimes, the climate made it difficult to farm. Greek Agriculture consisted of cereal, olive oil, goats and sheep. Men were in charge of crops, sailing and hunting. These men would participate in the Olympic Games which were games in honor of Zeus. Women had to ask permission from their husbands to attend any festivals, however they were not allowed at the Olympic Games. With the exception of Sparta, if they did not have their permission they were forced to stay home. Women did not do the housework on their own; they had slaves do it for them. Slaves were not allowed to attend school or even use their own name. In Ancient Greece there were three forms of government, Monarchy, Oligarchy and democracy. Cite:www.ancientgreece.com/s/olmpics/
Cite:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Olympic_Games
2. Olympic Games reflect the Ancient Greeks lifestyle and view of life because of their religion. The first Olympic Game was in honor of Zeus. There was a statue…
Open Document