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BACKROUND OF ANCIENT GREECE

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ANCIENT  GREECE




     Ancient Greece is a peninsula located off the Mediterranean Sea, and is surrounded by several islands.                                                  


     Ancient Greece was made up of different types of government. There were two types of  city states an oligarchy , which is ruled by a small group of citizens and a direct democracy ruled by the people . All citizens could make speeches and vote at the Assembly. The Council made up of 500 citizens made new laws which were debated in the Assembly . Only citizens could vote ,women ,foreigners,  slaves did not have the right to vote

     
      Religion and myths were very important in Greek citizens lives . They used Gods and Goddess to explain things which happened in science and everyday life . They built temples to honor their Gods and Goddess and held the Olympics in honor of the king of the gods Zeus . The Parthenon was a temple built  to honor  the Goddess Athena . The people believed  the Gods and Goddess  ...

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