Ancient Greece - Ancient Greece: Chapter Time Line: o o o o...

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Ancient Greece: Chapter Time Line: o 45000-40000 years ago: Homo sapiens sapiens first moves out of Africa  into southwestern Asia and Europe o 20000 years ago: Human habitation begins in the Francthi cave in  southeastern Greece o 10000-8000 BC: Transition from Paleolithic to Neolithic Age; beginning of  agriculture and permanent settlements o 8000 BC: Walled settlement at Jericho in ancient Palestine o 7000-6000 BC: Agriculture and domestication of animals under way in  southern and eastern Europe, including Greece o 7000-5000 BC: Settlements of permanent houses being built in fertile  plains in Greece o 4000-3000 BC: Copper metallurgy under way in Balkan region         1. The Physical Environment of Greece a. Surrounded by water i. Many islands b. Settled in Crete, Cyprus, Coast of North Africa, Southern France, The  Black Sea, and Southern Italy and Sicily (Magna Graecia) c. The mainland is dominated by rugged mountain ranges
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