Etruscan civilization influenced and controlled Romans, and got a king.
Gymnastics & running in birthday suit. winners received laurels &food. running and racing was the 1st event. woman couldn't compete or attend. the Olympics were in honor of Zues, a Greek god . running , boxing , javelin , gymnastics , discus , shot-put , and equestrian events are all a part of the Greek Olympics .
myth says Romulus & Remus brother & sons of Mars .They were orphaned and raised by a she wolf.
city-states are more advanced than cities . city-states , Corinth , Megara , Sparta , Athens , Ionia , Argos , Thebes.
greekifacation sreads throughout Greece .This civilization begins with Gods death.
republic = government ruled by us . lasts 500 yrs , before it became an Empire.
Athenians .Vs. Persians.
Pilipidies ran 150 miles, to Sparta& asked for enforcements . Sparta refused b/c they were partying . After that Pilipidies died.
by defecting Persians the Golden Age of Greece begins .
Athens & its allies .VS. pelopaniesian.
-son of King Philip the 2
- tutored by Aristotle
-he caused Hellenization
- broke bucephulus
- became king of Macedonia
- conquered most of the known world.
-Rome invades Carthage