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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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Greece had and still has alot of history but to find the main points in its history you have to pick out what you think it is instead of relieing on others. i hope that's good… enough for you.
It was very useful for trading among routes. Plus when greek settlers settled they needed more resources which were founded in the trade routes
Ancient Greece did a lot of things to hour history. For example, Ancient Greece was the birthplace of democracy without which I dont know what would happen.
Graffiti is the name for images or lettering scratched, scrawled, painted or marked in any manner on property. The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence… on the culture of many countries, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. The art of Ancient Greece is usually divided stylistically into four periods: the Geometric, Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic.
The title was originally given to Herodotos of Halicarnassos by Cicero. Herodotos' Histories (= researches) are the first coherent historical work we have, and although he inc…luded some tall tales of far-off places (ants being used to mine gold in India) in them, he is fairly reliable. The gabby tone and stories he included are understandable - he delivered the work as a series of paid-for lectures at Athens in the 430s BCE. A contemporaneous would-be historian Ctesias called Herodotos 'the father of lies' but his own work is downright unreliable (he also described tigers at the Persian court which fired darts from their tails) so he was not exactly in a position to sit in judgement.
A lot!! For example they won the war over persia even though they were outnumbered and Persia was a superpower! That broke Persias Power over ancient Greece........
Strictly there was no such thing as 'Ancient Greece' - it's an invented, modern category. The ancient Greeks called themselves 'Hellenes' and for them 'Hellas' was not a sing…le country but - like 'the Arab world' today - a cultural category. It's thanks to the Romans that we speak of 'Greece'. Hellas included all Greek settlements between Phasis in Colchis (Georgia today) in the East to the 'Pillars of Heracles' (Gibraltar) in the West, about 1000 or so communities at any one time. The Greek language is first attested at Cnossos in Crete from about 1400 BC(E). Paul Cartledge (Cambridge University and New York University) has written a book called *Ancient Greece. A History of Greece in Eleven Cities* (Oxford University Press, 2009). His small but representative selection of just 11 starts with Cnossos and ends with Byzantium (later Constantinople, now Istanbul). In between come Mycenae, Argos, Miletus, Sparta, Massalia, Syracuse, Athens, Thebes and Alexandria.
In times before motorised land and air transport, armies were supported logistically by sea and by local foraging. Greece was a poor mountainous country, so invaders had to …import their food - to bring it by wagon meant that the draft animals would eat out the food before they could get it to the armies. So sea transport was the only feasible means of supply. If the Greeks could destroy the fleets of invaders, the invader could not sustain an effective campaign force. Hence Greek strategy against the Persian invasion was to destroy their navy which exposed the food ships. This they they achieved at Salamis, forcing Persia to send half its army home when winter put an end to local sources of food. This force reduction swung the odds, and exposed the Persians to defeat on land at Plataia the following year.
Yes, Alexander The Great conquered many other countries such as Egypt.
It is basically a time period in the history of Greece ususally dated from 776BC which was the first Olympics and the closing of the Platonic Academy in 529 AD
They couldn't farm well, so fishing became a primary source of food and wealth.
they traded olive,grapes, etc.
City-states (Athens, Sparta etc.)
They invented Democracy. Also, they once conquered most of the known world under Alexander the Great.
it gave them food