Chini Lahoti, Laurel Parsley, Blake Brown, Jorge Perez
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Society- Free people and Slaves
Very few slaves were skilled and got paid
Free Men divided in Citizens and Metics
Citizen- most powerful group; born into Athens; could take part in gov’t
Compulsory service in the army, expected to be gov’t officials, part in jury service
Metic- foreign born; either to trade or practice crafting
pay taxes; sometimes serve in army
no full rights like Citizen, no rights in court
can’t own houses or land
Social Ladder- only men had a social status; women got right from their spouse
Women were not allowed to take part in public life
They believed in greek gods and goddesses
Chaos=>Age of Creation=>The Golden Age=>The Age of the Gods=>Creation of Men (and women)
Each god represents something like Zeus is the god of the sky, Poseidon is the sea god, Hades is lord of the underworld, and etc.
They used an older version of our modern lunar calendar. It had 354 days and 12 months and matched up with the solar calendar by adding an extra month every year.
They were instrumental in modern mathematics. (Pythagoras)
They created a very intricate polytheistic religion consisting of many stories and legends.
The home of many famous philosophers such as, Socrates, Plato, Pythagoras, and Aristotle.
Original place where olympics were held.