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Ancient Greece

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The ancient greek civilization starts around 3200 BC with the Cycladic civilization [followed by the Minoan (2700 BC) and the Mycenean civilization (1600 BC)] and flourished from the 7th century BC to the 2nd century AD, especially in the 5th century BC with the city-states of Athens and Sparta.
Classical Greece was advanced in medicine, mathematics, andscience.
mesopotamia was on the other side of the world, so it didn't. Egyptwas by mountains which isolated them together.
The Ancient Greeks called the Earth 'Gaia'.
Columns; refer to Parthenon
The rich had estates and businesses, with employees and slaves towork them. The middle class had similar but less. The poor workedon the farms, in fishing, in trades and even in the mines.
Geometric, the human body, wall painting, pottery painting.
Monarchies lasted from 2000 - 800 BCE.
Farming, trades, seafaring, fishing, military drills and skills,religious observence.
"If I already wasn't Alexander, I would want to be Diogenes". Towhich Diogenes answered: "If I already wasn't Diogenes, I wouldwant to be Diogenes". Alexander wanted to fulfill a wish for Diogenes and asked him whathe desired.
Pythagoras thought of triangles and a system of them in mathematics, he would take in people and teach them, they had their own "secret society" and did not explain information with outsiders. I'm not sure if information explaining their belief in universe exists but I could be wrong.
Ancient Greece, Classical Greece, Hellenistic Greece.
Heinrich Sliemann in the mid late 19th century.
The largest modern cities of Greece are: * Athens - the Capital city of Greece * Thessaloniki - the second largest city of Greece * Patra - the third largest city of Greece * Hrakleion * Larissa * Ioannina * Nafplio * Kalamata * Tripoli * Kardhica * ...
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Phoenecian culture and mycenean. Probably also some Persian. ThePhoenecians taught the greeks the alphabet and many other crucialcultural things, this was in the early iron age when theMediterranean world was just recovering from The Great Bronze AgeCollapse.
This is a very complex matter, but I'll try to give you a briefanswer. Ancient Greek Cities-States where a very small town or citywith its around territory part of them. Greeks would speak the samelanguage (in many dialects), have same religion, customs andbloodline but were very topicists and...
They were brought up to be the replacement generation, the boysgoing to the farms, fisheries, trades etc and learning to be partof the army when called out. The girls learnt to work in the home and vegetable garden so thatthey knew how to run a home and raise children. Each had different religious...
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Almost all the same as the boys. Sparta is the first known Faction(was more a Kingdom rather a City-State as as most of Helleniccities) in the ancient world that women had significant libertiesin comparison with other Hellenic or non-Greek cities. Atchildhood, they would take part on the gymnasium...
If you were a true Spartiate (Spartan) yes. The sole purpose of allmen was to serve the country. Work would be done be the Helots (andsome by the Perioikoi) and food would be provided by the state.During peace, a man had to train in exercise, tactics and warfareevery day as a duty. On war his sole...
Yes, in mythology, Theseus killed the Minotaur.
Athens led the League during the latter stage of the Persian War478 to 449 BCE, and after peace was arranged in 449 BCE, itconverted the League into an empire of its own, continuing to levythe annual war funds by force, and spending the proceeds on itself,glorifying the city and putting half its...
They also called it the Minotaur
I think it is because they had a democracy and the rest of Greecedid not, in some retrospect the Greeks may have come up with ademocracy.
There are many. in brief: Minos was son of Zeus and adopted in Crete by mortal kind Asterion.When he became King, God Poseidon send a white bull from the sea tojustify him, but Minos instead of sacrificing the Bull he replacedhim with a regular one. Poseidon in revenge condemned his wife...
The vases (lekythoi) stored olive oil for the ritual anointing of the dead(every year), more specifically unmarried men
The 300 were a bunch of Spartans who occupied the thin peninsula that led to Athens and held off the Persian invasion. Eventually, the Persians found a way to encircle the Spartans and surrounded them. They managed to kill them, but only after losing tens of thousands of their own men. The Persians...
Correction: It means in Latin, "The Immortal Gods!" It's the vocative (denoting address) case. "Di", is a contraction or another way of saying "Dei", which means "Gods". It has nothing to do with the Italian "di", which has a completely different meaning. Do not let that confuse you. I hope this...
That' s tricky one. Athens had the most bulletproof judicial systemup to date, yet they sentenced Socrates to death. I think I'd pickmodern day Canada or Sweden.
Bravery, Philotimia, Patriotism, Military skills, Honour, Sense ofDuty, Anthellinism, Hostility, Conservatism etc.
The Spartans were part of an alliance of Greek city-states whichopposed the Persian invasion. The alliance drove the Persians outof mainland Greece.
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It implemented the decisions of the Assembly of the citizens andkept 50 on duty 24/7 to handle immediate problems as they arose.
They traded around the Mediterranean with the various peoplesthere, and especially the Black Sea for the grain and metals theyneeded.
There were no 'countries' in today's sense of the word. Greececomprised hundreds of independent city-states which from time totime banded into defensive alliances. The Peloponnesian war was between Athens and its allies andSparta and its allies. The city-states stretched from Sicily,through...
Troy, for one. The city-state of Sparta also warred with it's sister states of early Greece.
You need the Greek alphabet which is somewhat different from theLatin alphabet we use - there was no h in it so that is replaced byan apostrophe; ph was the letter phi, which we don't have a symbolfor; ae was ai; us was os. or eta phi alpha iota sigma tau omicron sigma
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Ancient Greek roots are everywhere in the modern world. . most of Greeks ideas came from the egyptians . Government. The Greeks gave us the idea of democracy and the 'people's country'. . Architecture . The pillars and regal style of great American buildings such as the White House are based on...
Ancient Greece, lasting ca. 750 BC[1] (the archaic period) to 146 BC (the Roman conquest). wrong,Ancient Greek Civilization starts from the Minoic Era,around 3.000 bc and then continues through Roman and Byzantine Empire,then revied during the Reinaince.
as long as the teacher wanted it to be (its true!)
The most famous math-related thing the Greeks did, was by a mannamed Pythagoras. He invented the right-angled triangle formula. a2 +b2 = c2. This then formed Pythagorean triplets. eg. 3,4,5 5,12,13 etc...
No, the Chinese invented paper money during the Song dynasty and also had a credit system called "flying money" during the Tang dynasty. The Romans invented gold coins.
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They were a place of refuge for those seekig protction - such asrunaway slaves, out-of-favour politicians etc. They were also repositories - like banks - where the citiesaccumulated their treasure unde the protection of the gods,normally inviolate storages.
Democracy began by the Greeks wanting to vote to make decisions ofgovernment rather than be ruled by the elites.
Sea Travel and trade shape the Augean Civilization because of its' location.
Yes, the 300 Spartan hoplites with their 2,000 light infantry continued to hold the pass to let their 4,000 Greek allies escape and died to preserve them.
No, but King Minos fed the creature, so you could count that.
The Minotaur was the monster child of Cretan queen Pasiphaë and a white bull. This only happened once. He is usually depicted with a bull's head on a human body.
Because no one had ever gotten out before and it had to take a'genius' to figure it out.
The male citizens met in fortnightly assembly and made decisionswhich were carried out by the Council of 500.
Athens and Sparta are both located in Greece.
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Well, Sparta valued warfare more then smarts as for Athensencouraged the education for the young boys.
The Greek historian Herodotus gives the Greek casualty figures at one to four thousand ; there is no definitive answer .
No, it was built in Athens, Greece.
The Trojan War was really a looting expedition around western AsiaMinor by the Archean Greeks, with Troy the richest prize. The Greekships got them there, around the coast looting for ten years, andthen home with the slaves and loot.
Yes, it was their basic source of food.
it depended on the god. they thought of Aphrodite as vain, Athena as wise, Zeus as powerful and flirtatious. Hera as jeulouse. and so on and so forth
to answer questions about the world and nature because they did nothave science. If lightning struck down a town they would call itthe mighty wrath of Zeus, the greek god of lightning and the sky.Today we would say it was simply a really bad storm and blame it onscience.
He was defeated by the Indian king Porus at the Hydaspes Riverin the Punjab in 326 BCE. . Early Greek historians and modern scholars have consistentlyhidden this in their writings just to glorify Alexander as anunbeaten hero. He of course died of illness or wasassassinated.
Hippocrates based his medical practice on observations and on thestudy of the human body. He held the belief that illness had aphysical and a rational explanation and his more than 70 booksdescribed in a scientific manner, many diseases and their treatmentafter detailed observation.
Pure democracy is a nonsense phrase. Athens was a direct democracy,as opposed to today's representative democracy. The citizens met infortnightly assembly and made decisions which were implemented bythe Council of 500. That is about as pure as you can get, comparedwith today's representative...
Spartans mostly focused on trade and wealth but had to have war in order to gain it. Sparta was harsh and even cruel. The Spartans themselves were tough, silent, and grim. Sparta's army easily equaled that of Athens' in the 400's B. C.. However, Sparta never came close to equaling Athens' others...
The Romans were actually pretty open minded and tolerant towards other religions, but only if theydid not cause any problems, probably such as trying to convertothers, protesting, causing riots, etc.
Yes. In 332 BC, Egpyt was under the control of Alexander the Great from Greece. He was a large influence there, and founded one of Egypts greatest cities, Alexandria. Greek rule lasted until 30 BC, long after the death of the great conqueror, Alexander.
Athens is the capital city of Greece
He died of natural causes he tried to cure himself but the medicine he took just was not strong enough so he passed away.
Acropolis of Athens is a flat-topped rock that rises 150 m (490 ft) above sea level in the city of Athens, with a surface area of about 3 hectares. It has a complex history and is the site of the following architectural monuments:- . Parthenon . Old Temple of Athena . Erechtheum . Statue of Athena...
If you've read the Percy Jackson & the Olympians, his enemies are Percy, Annabeth, and Grover.
Oral explanations to nature and origin.
Jewelry could have symbolized many things such as hope, serenity, and as a gift to the gods.
Hippocrates was born around 460 BC in Cos, an island in Greece.According to Sonarus of Ephesus, Hippocrates was the son ofHeraclides, who was a physician and his mother Praxitela was thedaughter of Tizane. Sonarus writes that Hippocrates acquiredknowledge of medicine from his grandfather and father...
It was the fort of a city. Temples were built on it. The treasury was located there under protection of the city patrongod.
The torso armour of Roman soldiers was the lorica hamata (mail\narmour), the lorica squamata (scale armour) or the lorica segmentata (broad\niron strips across the body and overlapping downwards fastened to internal\nleather straps; additional vertical plates protected the upper arms and there\nwas...
He grew up around medicine. According to Sonarus of Ephesus,Hippocrates acquired knowledge of medicine from his grandfather andfather Heraclides, who was a physician.
To go to school at age 7, at 18 they were aloud to vote techniqually but had to go to military school til age 20.
776 B.C. it was started and recorded
Here is the pronunciation of the names of the characters in "Antigone" by Sophocles (495 B.C.E. - 405 B.C.E.): Antigone, "ahn-TEE-guh, nee'; Creon, "KREE-on"; Eurydice, "yuh-RIH-dih-see"; Haemon, "HIGH-mun"; Ismene, "ee-SMEH-nee"; Teiresias, "teye-REE-see-us."
The Peloponnesian League was formed by the city-state of Sparta largely from the cities in the Peloponnesian pensula (southern Greece) excluding Argos.