Period 2

Where knowledge is treasured, and quick wit is developed.

Athenians are smart, well rounded people. They worship the goddess Athena, the goddess of wisdom.

The Arts

Temples, intellect, wit, art, learning, and especially creativity were valued in Athens.

Athens focuses mostly on school, creating smart productive people.

Generals were special in Athens.


Generals lead Greece. There are 10 and they command the army, the navy, and pose as judges.


All the trading and meeting takes place in an agora. An agora is a downtown marketplace. They trade olive oil, honey, and pottery. In exchange they get grain and wood.