Hellenism of Asia Minor and Pontos A TEACHING GUIDE

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Hellenism of Asia Minor and Pontos is a Teaching Guide for 10-12 year old students that includes background information on the history and civilization of the Greeks in

This study guide has been published with permission from the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Centre in the USA, by HELLENIC THEOREM in Sydney 2017 thus bringing the price down drastically.

Asia Minor (modern day Turkey) and its region of Pontus. The content covers Greek peoples' migration from mainland Greece to the western coast of Asia Minor and the shores of the Black Sea over a 3,000 year period that ended with their expulsion in 1923

It is in ENGLISH only with passages and questions to answer.

It is a good resource for teachers up to Year 10.

Produced by the Asia Minor and Pontos Hellenic Research Centre in the USA,

Originally Published in 2014

46 pages


The two Teaching Guides chronicle the presence of Hellenism in the lands of Asia Minor and its Pontus region (in present day Turkey) stretching back from Homer's time through 1923. In this region, people of Greek ancestry created a vibrant culture which endured even after their conquest by the Ottoman Turks in the 15th century.


During the early part of the 20th century, however, the Greeks along with other Christian populations of the Ottoman Empire such as the Armenians and Assyrians, became victims of persecution and suffered numerous atrocities that resulted in Genocide.
By examining the history and Genocide of the Ottoman Greeks, students will gain a better understanding of the Greek contributions to civilization originating from outside of mainland Greece, as well as the patterns and similarities that the Greek experience shares with the Armenian and Assyrian Genocides and contemporary genocides from the past two decades.