Greek Empire

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The Persians vs. The Greeks The Persians and the Greeks were around during the same time period. They were both near theMediterranean Sea, which allowed them to have similar qualities in their empire. The Greeks andPersians also had differences, such as the Persians had the Royal Road. These two important empireshave similarities and differences between the clothes they wore, the food they ate, and their writingsystems. A normal Greek citizen wore long tunics, cloaks, either sandals or boots, occasionally shawlsfor the women, and hats for the men. Their clothes would usually be made out of bedding and verycolorful and decorative. A typical Persian citizen would wear long tunics, cloaks, occasionally womenwore bonnets and their shoes were pointed. Their clothes would typically be out of wool or silk.Similarites between the two were that they wore long tunics and cloaks, and they also both wore shoesinstead of going barefoot. Differences between the two are that in Greece the shoes were sandals andboots and the Persians had pointed shoes. Also, Women occasionally wore shawls and men wore hats inGreece while in Persia women occasionally wore bonnets. The fabric out of which the clothes weremade was also different. Going into food, there are also similarities and differences. The Greeks ate fish, wheat products,and olives. Also, the Greeks did not eat meat unless killed in wild or sacrificed to gods. The empire ofGreece was not the best for trade because they had mountains and bad geographical features but theycould trade using the Mediterranean Sea. The Persians, on the other hand, had a large empire thatincluded a trade route called the Royal Road. When it comes to food they enjoyed eating meats, onions,spinach, melon, garden-peas, pomegranate, and fish. The similarities between the two civilizations are
2. that they both ate meats, fish, and wheat products. The…...

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