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How did the settlements in other countries effect the history of ancient Greece?
Overpopulated Greek city-states shipped their surplus people to seize new land around the littorals of the Mediterranean and Black Seas and form new city-states, creating over 2,000 city-states which influenced the whole area for two millennia until other peoples moved in and changed the cultures. These city-states traded, warred and spread their culture.
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The arable land was divided by sea, rivers and mountains. Each patch of arable land supported farming communities, which built defensive fortresses whih in time grew into …cities. This brought about the independent city-state. The early cities became over-populated, and sent out their surplus populations to seize land and establish their own cities. This resulted in about 2,000 city-states around the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
They couldn't farm well, so fishing became a primary source of food and wealth.
no greece had no goverment only a city state
When the ancient Greeks established settlements in other countries they came into contact with people from other cultures. How might this have affected the history of ancient Greece?
The principal thing which made them Greek was their common cultureand language. They retained this culture throughout the coloniesthey established. There was no suggestion of …accepting localcultures in the areas they colonized around the Mediterranean andBlack Seas. In fact, when Alexander the Great took over the PersianEmpire, he acted positively to introduce Greek culture throughoutit, believing it to be superior and 'civilising'.
Ancient Greece was not a country or nation, but a collection ofcity states with a common ethnic, cultural and linguistic identity.The tough terrain of Greece (including Mt. Ol…ympus, home of thegods) kept them separate and fiercely independent. This competitiveenvironment eventually lead them to there demise. Greece wasbriefly united as one nation under Macedonian Hegemony under PhilipII and then his son Alexander III also known as Alexander theGreat.
It effected the trade and travel.The mountains in the area made it very difficult for travel, it could take days! The mountains also made it hard to combine all of Greece's co…mmunities (small settlements) together. The seas were actually a very good thing in Greece. Since Greece's land was not fertile enough, they had to fish instead, so Greeks were known for being fisherman back then. The only thing that Greeks grew back then were olives.
to get supplies.
Well, Crete was the largest city state in Greece and it was very mountainous. According to Greek Mythology, Crete was the place where Zeus (The god of Gods) grew up.
Greece has a varied geography
What are 2 geographic features of ancient Greece what are the effects on the city-states of ancient Greece?
Mountains, rivers and seas which split the country up and promoted the formation of city-states with their own patch of land and a fortified city in its midst. I…n defending themselves and pillaging each other they created on-going wars and alliances which changed according to self-interest at any particular time. Also, the limited land of each city, and the ability of the people to breed at a rate beyond the capacity of the land to support them, even outstripping the war attrition, meant that the cities periodically sent out surplus populations to seize new land and form new cities, which eventually were established around the Black and Mediterranean Sea littorals.
Ancient Greece was not a unified country. It was a bunch of city-states, so they considered themselves their own country's you could say. They were always in wars with each ot…her. Anyways, the Persians were their enemies they hated each other. The Romans were eventually their enemy and took them over. As well as they were enemies with Thrace. They also had trade relations all over the water ways and with African civilizations.
Every four years, men in ancient Greece competed in a physical education games in western Greece. It became to be known as the Olympic Games because the places was called …Olympia. Women were not allowed to participate.
Ancient Greece was never a country. It was comprised of hundreds of independent city-states spread around the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
It was very useful for trading among routes. Plus when greek settlers settled they needed more resources which were founded in the trade routes
They invented Democracy. Also, they once conquered most of the known world under Alexander the Great.
Yes, Alexander The Great conquered many other countries such as Egypt.
It established Peraia as a bogeyman, and eventually when the Persian Empire was conquered by Macedonia, Alexander the Great incorporated a veneer of Greek culture into them. M…uch of the Greek population entered into the service of Alexander's successors in the Greek kingdoms they established in Asia and Egypt, leaving mainland Greece underpopulated and a target in the rise of Roman Empire. Persia agreed not to further interfere in the Greek cities in Asia Minor and the Islands. Athens turned the Delian League which had opposed the Persian Empire into an empire of it own. When Athens became embroiled in the Peloponnesian War against the Peloponnesian League, Persia had its revenge by helping the Peloponnesians led by Sparta to defeat Athens and strip it of its empire.