The Golden Age of Greece

Ricardo Romero

The Golden Age of Greece

Greece experienced a Golden Age which was rich with art, music, drama, books, games, and education. The Golden Age was so rich with culture and it still impacts the world today.

Greece Experienced a Growth in Art

The Greece built huge theaters, which they used to perform dramas/plays. Those plays centered around cultural ideas like tragedy, comedy, and romance.

Sophocles: The most important playwright in the Golden Age of Greece. He wrote important plays.

Greece Experienced a Golden Age in Architecture

Greece experienced a Golden Age in Philosophy

Socrates: One of the greatest Greek philosophers/thinkers who encouraged people to think for themselves. One of the methods he encouraged was for people to continue to ask questions about everything.

Socrates Quote:

Plato: Great Greek philosopher who achieved the creation of the first institution of higher learning. That institution was called the Academy in Athens Greece.

Plato Quote:

Aristotle: Greek philosopher who was a student in Plato's Academy. Aristotle primarily worked in the sciences and question the make up and existence of everything. Eventually Aristotle created his own academy called the Lyceum.

Aristotle Quote:

The Gupta Empire Golden Empire

Golden Age in Government

Larger during the Golden Age Chandra Gupta II.

Led for 40 years, using peaceful means.

Golden Age in Math and Science

Science - Discovered Earth was round using eclipse.

Calculated the Solar year


Developed the concept of zero

Decimal system

Golden Age in Medicine

Plastic Surgery


Golden Age in Trade

The Gupta Empire becomes the middle men in trade between Asia and Europe

Traded on the silkroad and on the sea

Golden Age of the Roman Empire

Golden Age of Rome: Government, Law and Military

Government: During this time the government notably had ¨5 good emperors¨ who kept peace and increased the power of Rome.

Law: The Romans made great advancements in law.

Military: Rome´s military had armored cavalry units, siege weapons and a well trained militia called the Roman Legion.

Golden Age of Rome: Architecture

Romans were the leaders of construction using arcs, columns, domes and concrete.

Golden Age of Rome: Infrastructure

The Romans built long straight roads totaling about 53,000 miles.