6 Overseas Expansion

6 Overseas Expansion - Overseas Expansion The polis: from...

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Overseas Expansion The polis: from subjects to citizens Polis “Settler”- supervisor, organizer who dies in revered status and buried in marketplace. This person as sent out from the metropolis to set up new city- states. Metropolis- “mother city” Demos- appeals Dorians traveled from Northern Greece to the Central and Southern Greece. The Ionians moved to the central Aegean. 8 th Century BC- there was a steep population rise and some scholars even say it doubled. We look at the # of graves and date pottery to find this out. This rise is the last notion of the migration because now colonization is ever present. Also, in the 8 th century BC. Aristocrats took the place of kings and ruled the city- staes. They were the small number of wealthy families. From about 650-500BC, tyrants , or unconstitutional rulers, controlled the city- states. Even though they ere bad, many advances were made in this time period. The earliest colony was
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This note was uploaded on 05/31/2011 for the course CLAS 121 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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