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Ancient Greeks


After half term we will be studying all about the Ancient Greeks! Taking us back in time to nearly 4,000 years ago! The Ancient Greeks lived in Greece and the countries that we now call Bulgaria and Turkey.

You will be surprised to find just how much impact the Ancient Greeks had on our lives today - in the arts, mathematics, science, literature, theatre and more! Did you know that the first "games" were held at Olympia in in 776 BC in Ancient Greece?


Ancient Greece was split into many different states; each one was ruled in its own way. Each state had its own laws, government and money but they shared the same language and religion. The two most important city-states were Athens and Spar.

Below are some websites that can help you discover more about this fascinating period of HISTORY!



Take a look at the Horrible Histories video to learn more!

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