Ancient greece map marathon. This brilliant unit pack includes all the lesson packs and additional and home learning resources included in the planit uks2 history unit ancient greece. It is considered by most historians to be the foundational culture of western civilization. Kids learn about the persians wars of ancient greece fought between persia and the greek city states. This lost worlds video is about new evidence that atlantis is located in crete greece.
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. 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. Knossos was undeniably the capital of minoan crete.
It was a period of political philosophical artistic and scientific achievements that formed a legacy with unparalleled influence on western civilization. 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. The palace of cyanosis was recently found on the island.