Ancient Greece: Birthplace of Democracy

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Let’s travel back in time to explore the world of the Ancient Greeks. Your students will be surprised how much we all have in common with them, and how much they still influence and inspire our lives every day. This video introduces Ancient Greek lifestyle and customs, along with the various gods important to all aspects of life.

Video length: 22:41 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video

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Ancient Greek accomplishments & legacy

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Democratic philosophy & ideas

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Ancient Greek daily life

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Sporting life

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Olympics

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Ancient Greek warriors

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Historic authors

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Plays, poems, & music

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Religious ceremonies & offerings

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Zeus & Hera

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Athena, Hades, & Demeter

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Apollo & Artemis

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Hermes, Aphrodite, & Ares

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Hephaestus, Hestia, & Dionysus

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