Ancient greece map marathon. Knossos was undeniably the capital of minoan crete. Ancient greek civilization the period following mycenaean civilization which ended about 1200 bce to the death of alexander the great in 323 bce. Hellas was a civilization belonging to a period of greek history from the greek dark ages of the 12th9th centuries bc to the end of antiquity c. This brilliant unit pack includes all the lesson packs and additional and home learning resources included in the planit uks2 history unit ancient greece.
Minoan archaeological sites knossos. It is grander more complex and more flamboyant than any of the other palaces known to us and it is located about twenty minutes south of the modern port town of iraklio. Kids learn about the persians wars of ancient greece fought between persia and the greek city states. Making an ancient egyptian mummy the battle of marathon 490 bc everyday life in ancient greece the suicide of socrates 399 bc alexander defeats the persians 331 bc.
Ancient greece is the period in greek history that lasted for around one thousand years and ended with the rise of christianity. The palace of cyanosis was recently found on the island. Ancient greece ancient greece played a major role in the development of western civilization and laid down the foundations of democracy.