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Women couldn't watch or perfrom at a theatre. Life for women at ancient greece had to do chores and weave. If women had to do a pudlic duty was to act like a priestess at a temple. Greek faming was difficult to the people at ancient greek. Grapes were picked around September and kept to eat and make wine. Olives were picked by hand or with wooden sticks hitting the tree. Olives is press to produce olive oil and to be eaten. Olive oil is important to greek people because they use it for cooking,lighting,beauty products, and for athletic. Grain was usually harvest in October to ensure it could grow during the wettest season.

Ancient Greek Everyday life

Sparta is located in the centre of the Peloponnese in southern Greece. It has history back to Neolithe period, it was at least 3,000 years before Christ. The valley of Evrotas was easily defended, and Sparta didn't have walls until the end of 4th century BC. The city was destroyed by the Goths under their king, Alaric 1, in 396 AD. Modern Sparta, founded by the government in 1834, part of the site of ancient Saprta is the capital of Laconia. Excavations of ancient city have uncovered parts of temples and public buildings and a theare dating the Roman.




Athens is the symbol of freedom, art, and democracy in conscience of the civilized world. Capital of Greece got its name from the goddess Athen, the goddess of wisdom and knowledge. This is were the marvel of architecture, the Parthenon, was created. At Athen is where art became inseparable from life, and that is where Pericles gave the funerary speech, that monuments of the spoken word. In the centre of the town there are two hills, the Acropolis with monuments from Age of Percles, and Lycabettus with the picturesque of Ai Giorgis.

Alexander the Great was born at 356 B.C. in Pella, Macedonia. The son of Philip of Macedon, who was an excellent Army General, and organizer his mother was Olympias, princess of Epirus. In 333 BC Alexander advanced South from Cilicia into Syria, after defeating the Persians at the River Granicus, he defeated Darius lll at Issus.Determind to rule the World, Alexander pursed conqering north, throught Syria and Mesopotamia and defeated Darius at Gaugamela in 331 BC. After his death his Empire soon dissovled, he conqered much of what was then the civilized world

Both warring parties are extremely religious and the Greek and Torjan heroes draw strength from favored gods, giving them divine power. Regularly making sacrifices to Gods, while the Gods constantly intervene in the war on bhalf of their believers, almost treating the humans as puppets for their own causes.The characters of the fighters, their battle cries and all the intricate details of the war are mentioned. The whole llliad is devoted to war of Troy, giving a detailed poetic description of the war.

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