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1

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.

2

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

wrestled, ran races, danced

3

what did greek women do?

they had to stay indoors and manage their homes

4

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

the greek alphabet

5

how did we get our word, "alphabet"?

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