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what happened to the barbarians who lived in greece during the dark ages?

they became civilized, settling into houses, learning to read and write, etc.


what did the greek barbarians do for fun after they settled down and stopped fighting all the time?

wrestled, ran races, danced


what did greek women do?

they had to stay indoors and manage their homes


the barbarians were now called greeks...what did they use to read and write?

the greek alphabet


how did we get our word, "alphabet"?

from the first two letters of the greek alphabet: "alpha" and "beta"