Asked in Athens
Who among the following great thinkers was not known to walk around the streets of Athens?
Asked in William Shakespeare
What is the setting of the play Timon of Athens?
Unsurprisingly, it's set in and around Athens. The earlier part of the play takes place in Athens, both at Timon's house and that of other Athenians. The latter part of the play takes place in the countryside around Athens. ...
Athens in Greece?
Athens is the name of the capital city of Greece. There are other cities around the world called Athens e.g. Athens, Georgia USA. The name Athens is derived from the name of the Ancient Greek goddess Athena. Athens is one of the oldest cities in the world with a history spanning well over 3000 years. ...
Asked in Sparta
What kind of jobs did children have in Sparta and Athens?
spartan children were train at homeuntil they were around 12 then they were sent to a camp until they were around 30 and served in the military Spartans believed that you only had to be physically fit in Athens the kids were at school in Athens they wanted to be well rounded ...
Asked in Ancient Greece, Athens, Acropolis of Athens
Who was Athens' leading statesman when the acropolis was built?
The acropolis is the flat-topped mountain around which Athens was built. The buildings on it started as afortress in the early 1st Millennium, and different temples were built over the following 500 years. After the Persians looted the temples in 480 BCE, they were rebuilt and extended under the auspices of Pericles with the money looted from a couple of hundred Greek city-states dominated by Athens. ...
Asked in Waste and Recycling
Why do you think people throw litter on the streets?
The reasons for that vary a lot: * There are no wastebaskets or recycling bins around. * Someone doesn't care about the cleanliness of the streets and the environment. * Someone doesn't know why he/she shouldn't throw litter on the streets. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
Why did Athens have to import grain from other places?
Greece is basically a country of mountains and forests, certainly in the times of ancient Athens. There was simply not enough arable soil around Athens to feed its many citizens. ...