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What continent is the ancient greek civilization on?
The continents that ancient greek had civilization on was Europe and Asia
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Egyptian civilization was among the earliest on Earth, beginning several thousand years BC. The Greek civilization in the Aegean occurred much later, following the Minoan and …Mycenaean civilizations. Greek city-states appeared around 900 BC and persisted until their conquest by Macedon and finally Rome after 200 BC.
A large war happened: the Peloponessian Wars (431 to 404 BC). Athens and Sparta went to war then their allies joined in. After many long bloody years, Sparta finally won and t…here were years of peace. But Sparta was severely weakened. Then Athens revolted. There was no unity among the city-states and Sparta had lost much of its empire. In 338 BC, the Macedonians under Philip II and his son Alexander conquered Greece, and the subsequent empires were eventually subsumed by Rome between 149 and 146 BC.
Contributions to the development of democracy What did the acient greek and roman civilizations have in common
He wrote The Iliad and The Odyssey. Not only did he write the Iliad and the Odyssey... He helped to organize the pantheon of Greek gods, he gave the Greeks role models to liv…e up to, and he wrote about a period of history that would have otherwise been forgotten. Homer wrote about the Trojan War and it's aftermath. The Trojan War happened during the Greek Dark Ages (c. 1100-800 BCE). The only written history that tells the story of the dark ages are Homer's epic poems. HE DIED ABOUT 800 BC
How important were the Greek gods to the citizens and what role did religion play in ancient Greek civilization?
Greek life centered around religion, and every problem had a god or goddess to fix it. The great majority of the Greek oral tradition was about the gods. The intricate mytholo…gies of the Greeks were created by the human desire to better understand the surrounding world. Example: the idea that Zeus was responsible for lightning. The Greeks disn't have wikipedia so a lot of what they didn't understand became explainable by the gods. Addition: There were two aspects - the mystery cults and the general religion. The cults were generally carryovers of more primitive religious practices, associated with either an older earth-goddess (eg Demeter/Persephone) or a later sky-god (eg Appollo). The oracle of Delphi was a fusion of both earth and sky gods. These cults often offered the keys to an after-life, but were expensive and restricted to a comparatively few initiates. From these and others in the Middle East arose such later mystery cults as Mithraism, Isis and Christianity, which travelled from their original cult centres and so became widely accessible. The general religion was based on sky gods, which is natural as they came with the nomadic Greeks when they took over from the earlier agricultural peoples and their earth gods. As with the Roman official religion, it was seen as a compact between the state and the gods. The gods were given their due (respect, consultation and sacrifice) and it was hoped that in return they would influence events or give warnings to the benefit of the state and its people. However underlying this was a cynical use of religious practices by leaders to control the people: the priests were of the aristocracy. Nothing has changed today. In consequence, all significant acts and many personal acts were accompanied by getting oracles, sacrificing and invoking divine intervention or approval. Even the games and theatric performances were part of religious festivals dedicated to gods. While they had a somewhat ambivalent attitude which could almost be classed as doubt, it was in fact double-think. While they may have made jokes at the gods' expense (buzzing like blowfiles above a sacrifice), they also were meticulous in their practices, and assigned the death penalty for sacrilege (exit Socrates). In an uncertain world of which they knew relatively nothing of physical cause and effect, the gods and myths provided answers of the unknowable, non-understandable and unpredictable. The fact that so many today, in a world where scientific knowledge explains all this, still cling to extreme religious beliefs is an indication that superstition was and is hard-wired into our minds as an evolutionary advantage. The Greeks did what so many do today, just with differently-named gods and rituals.
Answer Architecture (the Parthenon), painting, sculpture (Myron, Phidias), philosophy (Thales, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle), mathematics (Pythagorus, Euclid), medicine (…Hippocrates), drama (comedies by Aristophanes [Clouds], tragedies by Sophocles [Oedipus Rex] and Euripidies [The Trojan Women])
It did not really collapse it merely changed first from Greece to Macedonian though keeping the central tenets of art archaeology and mythology and then when Alexander t…he Great died his generals took over the territory and split it amongst themselves creating many Hellenized states continuing Greek culture in Asia Minor Egypt Greece and Macedonia, then Rome adopted much of Greece culture and customs continuing their civilization and spreading it through the Western world.
Democracy, philosophy, mathematics, astronomy, etc. Some of these have older roots still, but the Western world derives it from the Hellenes.
The earliest Greek people were the Minoans. They lived on the island of Crete 3000 years ago and their civilization lasted for 2000 years. Greece is a peninsula that is ea…sily accessible by boat. This feature made it an ideal place to settle and because the Minoans were trading with other countries, Greece was well known.
A large part of ancient Greek culture was its concept of a variety of gods, goddesses and demi gods. They can be called pagan gods and the Greeks to one degree or another …believed that pleasing their gods was a way to find peace and prosperity. The pagan style of beliefs did not influence western civilization in any large measure.
Mostly Egypt and Persia.
The Han Dynasty reined in China (Asia) from 206 BC until AD 220.
Government Aristotle and other Greek scholars examined society and government and the effects of democratic principles in Athens and other city-states. Philosophy The Greek…s advanced their own concepts of life and existence, although they had a polytheistic heritage. Science and Logic The Greeks developed much of the modern scientific process, although they lacked the means to make the most accurate observations. They could only measure using normal human senses. Mathematics The Greeks developed math and geometry in conjunction with their scientific experimentation. Architecture Buildings, mostly neoclassical government buildings, have a lot in common with Greek buildings. There are also a lot of Greek-inspired statues in America.
The periods of ancient Greek civilization were: The Archaic Period - 9th to 6th Century BCE The Classical Period - 5th to 4th Century BCE The Hellenistic …Period - 3rd to 1st Century BCE The Roman Period - 1st Century BCE to 5th Century CE Byzantine Greece - 5th to 25th Century CE.