Ancient Greece Jan 14 - Ancient Greece Jan 14, 2008 Exam 1...

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Ancient Greece Jan 14, 2008 Exam 1 Must know timeline! Start studying now. Start learning places on maps. Greece is central to entire Mediterranean They occupy intermediate positions Have access to great places Greeks are located along numerous trade routes with is the reason for diffusion of cultures Greece: Aegean Sea is included in “Greece” All islands are included Crete and Asia Minor are included Greeks sit all around the Aegean Topographical features: Mountainous country: hard to establish communication Greek cities (city-states) are individuals entities. There is no “Greece” as a country. Mountains provide barriers to communication Greeks settle on plains b/c of agriculture Only 25% can be cultivated No major rivers in Greece Prone to dry up in the summer This is not the reason for communication problems Greeks are forced to become a naval culture No place in Greece is more than 50 miles from the sea Lots of fishing and trading
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Piraeus Harbor Natural harbors at the bottom of the coast
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