Greece. Find Greece Greece Capital of Greece: Athens

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Greece Slide 2 Find Greece Slide 3 Greece Slide 4 Capital of Greece: Athens Slide 5 Slide 6 One of Greeces over 2600 Islands Slide 7 Slide 8 Can you identify this sea? ? a)Aegean Sea b)Black Sea c)North Sea Slide 9 These games started in Greece around 776 B.C, what are they? Pan American Games Olympic Games World Cup Soccer Games Slide 10 Many English words are based on Greek roots; name some English words that use these Greek roots: Auto = self (for example: autograph) Logy = the study of Bio = life Geo =earth Opt =eye Slide 11 Around 800 B.C. this Greek poet wrote the Iliad and the Odyssey, who is he? a)Homer b)Sophocles c)El Greco Slide 12 First the Greeks, then the Romans Ancient Greece is considered the foundational culture of Western Civilization Greek culture was a powerful influence in the Roman Empire 146 BC. Rome annexed the Greek peninsula and islands Slide 13 Open Discussion: Fall of Great Empires Greek Empire in 323 BC (Italy to India) Slide 14 REVIEW Slide 15 Slide 16 The capital of this country is Rome, what country is it? a)Italy b)Greece c)Spain Slide 17 1/3 of this country is north of the Arctic Circle, what country is it? a)Finland b)France c)Denmark Slide 18 The official language of this country is Portuguese, what country is it? a)Columbia b)Brazil c)Bolivia Slide 19 In 1961, the US banned trade with this Caribbean country, what country is it? a)Jamaica b)Costa Rica c)Cuba