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Unformatted text preview: 89- 9712- 311)Greece (Part II)a)Attack of the Persiansb)The Persians strike backc)Return of the Spartansd)Does this work?e)Poleis = city-statesi)Governments varied from oligarchies to occasional monarchies to very occasional democraciesii) Sparta iii) Athens (one of the few democracies)f)Turn to colonizationi)Mother cities (metropolis)ii) Sold out Daughter citiesg)Greeks are expanding west and east and they bump into the Persians who are expanding the same wayi)Cave drawings show that the two interact2)Persiansa)Persians start to invade the Greeks and start to wini)Circa 500 BC, on Asia minor coast attempt rebellionii) Appeal to mother cities only Athens helped(1) Sort ofiii) Darius I decides to punish Athens when rebellion failsiv) 490BC the first Persian attack @ marathon(1) Tried to gather allies, but the Athenian army (founded of all citizens) and march north to Platanaens(a) 1000 men join and try to help out(2) Many are killed in this attack or taken prisonerb)Hoplite = Greek Heavy armed/armored infantryman...
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- Fall '08