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of 112Assignment Cover Sheet Please attach this cover sheet to the front of each assignment submitted through mail or dropped off at the Centre for Online Learning. Number of Pages (including cover sheet)__________ Fall Term Winter Term Fall/Winter Session Spring Term Intersession Summer Session Name:________________________________________ ID Number:____________________________________ Course:_______________________________________ Assignment Number:____________________________ YINGWEI HOU123091040GG 271 OC2ASSGINMENT 1.12
of 212ASSIGNMENT #1: Changing in Greek city-state By YINGWEI HOU 123091040 GG271OC: Temporal Perspectives on the City Dr. Marinel Mandres Department of Geography and Environmental Studies Wilfrid Laurier University May 20, 2016
of 312Introduction: What was happening to Greek Urbanization during 450 BC and 366 BC? There were many major historical events happened during that time. The fighting between the city-states happened, is known as the Peloponnesian War, it brings hungry to people and devastation of cities, rural areas and its lands (Thomopoulos, 2012). It not only shows the broken city-sates but also how the city being repaired and rebuilds during plenty of wars. There were many changes in the primary elements of greek city-state during ancient Greek time, mainly focusing on the location, internal layout, major morphological features, and urban history. Body: Location of the City: Before talking about the location or the map of the city, there is one thing should be noticed. Ancient Greece had plenty of different maps during the ancient time. Rulers of the city-states or Landowners were the one mainly deciding the map. Also, some natural disasters would be the reason causes the change of the map such as earthquakes, crustal movement, volcanoes, and etc (Redford, 1892). The first picture below is a map of the Athenian empire around 440BC. It shows the two main parties in the map. One of them is Athens and the Delian league, and the other one is Sparta and the Peloponnesian league. Athens and the Delian league are mostly located in the coastal area. The Agent sea is where the inhabitation for Athens and the area to be ruled by the Athenian empire. The map also indicates the Neutral states. Epirus and Crete, is pretty close to Athenian and Sparta. Neighbours are Persian empire, Trace, Illyria, and the area with Latium, Apulia, Calabria, Lucania, and Brutism. (source of pictures: University Press)
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of 512The second picture is maps of ancient Greece during 700BC and 211BC. Ancient Greece was surrounded by Adriatic sea, Mediterranean sea, and Aegean sea. Ancient Greece was made by plenty of various sizes of islands. Two main geographical features in Greece are the sea and mountains. The mountain was ranged from centre down to the seaside and separated many cities from each other which is Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly, Boeotia, Attica, Laconia, and Messenia.

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