During the fifth to the fourth centuries B.C. the classical Greek culture set a footprint that provided a huge influence of the development of the Western world. Ancient Greece was the first to establish a democracy which is very interesting because Classical Athens was composed of a population of mostly slaves. At the age of seven Greek boys were either headed to learn or be warriors. This civilization not only understood the importance of mentorship, but really built the future of their culture on it. The Greek alphabet was the first Western world form of the alphabet. It consisted of distinct vowel sounds and consonants. The Greeks were credited for pushing mathematics and science further than thought possible. This culture lead to the concept of standardized medicine that built upon the scientific method. The process of diagnosis and treatment that exists even today in your doctor’s office originated from the Greeks.
The worksheets below look at all aspects of Ancient Greek culture including art, philosophy, religion, Capital Cities, government and even the advent of the Olympics. We will examine the culture in great detail. The mindset set in motion by this civilization eventually circled the world and helped many great thinkers realize their gifts. We will look at the religion and artists of this culture. You can not discuss this culture with out spending a fair amount on the concepts brought about mythology.