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Unformatted text preview: • The Historical Periods o Archaic Period 700 - 480 BC The age of tyrants, aristocrats, and the formation of the polis o Classical Period 480 - 323 BC The rise and fall of Athens, the development of democracy Military played a big part during this period Olympia and the Olympic Games • They take place at a sanctuary (there are oaths and religious components to it) • There were many religious festivals, and theater was important to their culture. o Hellenistic Period 323 - 30 BC Main changes include bringing in other people into what it means to be “Greek.” o Roman Period 31 BC - 476 AD Romans come in and Christianity spreads throughout Greece....
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- Iron Age, Minoan civilization, Knossos, late bronze age, Bronze Age palace