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Which two geographic features influenced the Greek?

Geographical formations including mountains, seas, and islands formed natural barriers between the Greek city-states and forced the Greeks to settle along the coast. The region of the Mediterranean where the Greeks first settled is called the Aegean Sea.

What do Greeks drink?

Ouzo is considered the national drink of Greece. In technical terms, it is either produced by partial distillation or the admixture of plain alcohol with aromatic herbs.

What can you not eat in Greece?

*Avoid fried things such as meatballs, small fish, fries-not because they are fried but because many of these restaurants pre-fry these foods and then just warm them up, as a result you will be eating mushy and not crispy food. Also do not order moussaka.

What is considered rude in Greece?

Do accept an invitation for a lunch or dinner at their home. Greeks are very hospitable to foreign visitors. Bring a gift to show your gratitude. Don’t thrust the palm of your hand in front of someone’s face, it is considered a very rude gesture, so don’t attempt to do this even jokingly!

What does a Greek nose look like?

Sometimes referred to as “the straight nose,” the Greek nose is often the envy of those of us with crooked noses. This type of nose is defined by its remarkably straight bridge, which is generally free of any humps or curves, and gets its name from the perfectly straight noses on centuries-old sculptures of Greek gods.

What did the Greeks buy?

Traded goods Common goods were grains, wine, olives, cheese, honey, meat and tools. In many parts of the world, people wanted beautiful Greek pottery. This pottery has been found as far away as the western coast of Africa. Other popular Greek goods were wine, olives, olive oil and marble.

Which is the largest of the Greek islands?

Crete

How did ancient Greece fall?

For each of the three most important factors, record your reasons. Conflict and competition between city-states broke down a sense of community in Greece. The Germanic tribes of Northern Europe (e.g., Visigoths and Ostrogoths) became strong military forces and attacked the Empire, conquering Rome in 456.

What did the Greeks invent?

Inventions

Technology Date
Archimedes’ screw c. 3rd century BC
Lighthouse c. 3rd century BC
Water wheel 3rd century BC
Alarm clock 3rd century BC

How many Greek gods are there?

12 deities