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1 Clst 181SK Ancient Greece and the Origins of Western Culture Herodotus Historiê The Persian Wars

2 Clst 181SK Ancient Greece and the Origins of Western Culture Logistics Special Class: Sunday Oct. 12, 7:30-9:00

3 The Persian Wars

4 The Persian Wars 480 BCE - Invasion of Greece (Great King = Xerxes) Thermopylae Burning of Athens Salamis Plataea Mycale

5 480 The Persian War

6 480 The Persian (Achaemenid) Empire

7

8 Places Hellespont Thermopylae Euboea (Artemisium) Salamis Isthmus of Corinth (Plataea) (Mycale)

9 Places Hellespont (Chalcidice) Thermopylae Euboea (Artemisium) Salamis Isthmus of Corinth (Plataea) (Mycale)

10

11 Names Places Darius Xerxes Artabanus Mardonius Demaratus Leonidas Artemisia Themistocles Hellespont Thermopylae (Artemisium) Salamis Isthmus of Corinth (Plataea) (Mycale)

12 In the fifth generation.

13 In the fifth generation. 1. Io: East attacks West 2. Europa: West attacks East 3. Medea: West attacks East 4. Helen: East attacks West 5. A mighty war, West wins

14 In the fifth generation. 1. Io: East attacks West 2. Europa: West attacks East 3. Medea: West attacks East 4. Helen: East attacks West 5. A mighty war, West wins 1. Gyges 2. Ardys 3. Sadyattes 4. Alyattes 5. Croesus: a mighty war

15 In the fifth generation. 1. Io: East attacks West 2. Europa: West attacks East 3. Medea: West attacks East 4. Helen: East attacks West 5. A mighty war, West wins 1. Gyges 2. Ardys 3. Sadyattes 4. Alyattes 5. Croesus: a mighty war 1. Deioces 2. Phraortes 3. Cyaxares 4. Astyages 5. Cyrus: a mighty war

16 In the fifth generation. 1. Io: East attacks West 2. Europa: West attacks East 3. Medea: West attacks East 4. Helen: East attacks West 5. Troy: a mighty war, West wins 1. Gyges 2. Ardys 3. Sadyattes 4. Alyattes 5. Croesus: a mighty war 1. Croesus ( the first injustice ) 2. Cyrus 3. Cambyses 4. Darius 5. Xerxes: a mighty war 1. Deioces 2. Phraortes 3. Cyaxares 4. Astyages 5. Cyrus: a mighty war

17 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across Chalcidice Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis

18 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Mardonius Artabanus - The Wise Advisor

19 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Xerxes: The Dream Dreams come from Zeus

20 Battle of Thermopylae Chalcidice

21 Canal across Chalcidice

22 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Canal across the Chalcidice

23 Crossing the Hellespont

24 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Crossing the Hellespont

25 Battle of Thermopylae

26 Battle of Thermopylae Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis

27 Battle of Thermopylae Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis

28 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans Sparta - army

29 Athens - Acropolis Herodotus Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans

30 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans Sparta

31 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans

32 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans

33 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans Spartiates (8000) Helots (peoples of Laconia and Messenia), annual beating, belong to state Education of Boys Acceptance into the Syssition (15 per unit) Tremblers (eugenics) Spartan Women The process of creating invincible warriors began at birth. From the age of seven, boys left home to be trained in groups called herds, according to principle designed to encourage conformity, obedience, group solidarity, and military skills. The Spartan was liable for military service to the age of sixty. -Pomeroy, Brief History of Greece

34 Battle of Thermopylae The Spartans Spartiates (8000) Helots (peoples of Laconia and Messenia), annual beating, belong to state Education of Boys Acceptance into the Syssition (15 per unit) Tremblers (eugenics) Spartan Women The process of creating invincible warriors began at birth. From the age of seven, boys left home to be trained in groups called herds, according to principle designed to encourage conformity, obedience, group solidarity, and military skills. The Spartan was liable for military service to the age of sixty. -Pomeroy, Brief History of Greece

35 Battle of Thermopylae Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis

36 Battle of Thermopylae Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis

37 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Burning of Athens - the wooden walls will not be taken

38 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Battle of Salamis

39 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Battle of Salamis

40 Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Battle of Salamis

41 Retreat of Xerxes Events Xerxes: Debate to decide whether to invade Greece Xerxes: The Dream Canal across the Chersonesus Crossing the Hellespont Battle of Thermopylae: the 300 under Leonidas Excursus: the Spartans Burning of Athens Battle of Salamis Plataea - Mycale - by 479 the war is over, and the Greeks victorious

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