The greeks in ancient times part ii the greeks in

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Unformatted text preview: ury is 550 C.E.? –  The sixth century C.E. •  In what century is 420 B.C.E.? –  The fifh century B.C.E. •  In what century is 30 C.E.? –  The first century C.E. •  In what century is 280 B.C.E.? –  The third century B.C.E. The Greeks in Modern Times •  The Greeks are people who speak Greek. •  In modern times, Greeks mostly live in Europe in the country of Greece, which was formed fairly recently in the 1800 s and early 1900 s. 6 9/26/13 The Greeks in Ancient Times Part I •  People who we know spoke Greek were in the area of the Aegean Sea by the middle of the 2nd millennium B.C.E. (this means around 1500 B.C.E.). •  Over the next 1000 years, Greeks spread across the Mediterranean Sea to •  We know this because they left a form of writing (called Linear B) which scholars have proven to be Greek. –  the Black Sea –  Southern Italy –  Sicily –  North Africa –  Southern France The Greeks in Ancient Times P...
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