h37 - AncientGreece 500-323 B.C.E. Geography Greece is a...

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Ancient Greece 500-323 B.C.E.
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Geography Greece is a peninsula about the size of Louisiana in the Mediterranean Sea. It’s very close to Egypt, the Persian empire (includes Turkey) and Rome.
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Greek geography Greece is mountainous Greek communities often times developed independently because of the mountains, thus they were diverse As a result, they fought each other a lot.
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Technology results from  necessity Since Greek coastal  cities were sandwiched  between the ocean and  the sea, they developed  an awesome navy for  trading and fighting.
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Technology results from  scarcity All cities need fresh water. This is a Greek aqueduct , basically a brick water pipe. The first aqueduct was Assyrian, but most ancient societies had them.
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Terracing saves water and soil in mountainous environments
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Greek Inventions The Greeks invented dice.
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Olympiads. Their scientists studied the best
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course AMH 2010 taught by Professor Minor during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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