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Evan Johnson Touring the Past CRN-21941 Western Civilization 101 Greece Experience Hi my name is Evan I will be your tour guide for today. This tour will take you around ancient Greece. Ancient Greece was saw as an urban society and had advancement in art, poetry, and technology, but ancient Greece was most famous for the invention for polis or city states. They were the center of Greek political life for hundreds of years. Within ancient Greece we will traveling to many different main land city states and island city states. The ancient city states within Greece are Athens, Sparta, and Olympia. While we are touring these city states I will be explaining and informing you guys about the government, economic, social, and everyday items that the people of the city states use on an everyday basis. Then I will be informing you of the people you could meet also the cool things that you could see or find in the different city states. There also many things that you can read along the way. This tour will be an experience that you have never been on before. Therefore, by the end of the tour you will great understanding of ancient Greece. Ok let’s get this tour started, the first place that we will go to is Athens. Athens is a major historical site that that has an urban fell to it. there are many places you can explore in Athens such as, Acropolis, Parthenon, Agora, Syntagma Square, Plaka, Cape Souniou, and the Temple of Poseidon. These are seven of the of the site that you would see in Athens. Ok to start the tour of Athens we will be visiting the Acropolis. The Acropolis is an ancient citadel that was located on the high rocky hill top above Athens. It contained several historical buildings of great architecture. Then there was the Parthenon, it is one of the most significant of the buildings in
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Athens and in the world because it was built in 440 BC. The vast size of the Parthenon was never
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