Ancient Greek Research Paper

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Ancient Greece; a land of wonders. In this presentation, I will explain the social, political, religious, intellectual, technological, and economical aspects of Ancient Greece. You will learn how the Greeks lived, and what the Greeks did. Learn some of the inventions, philosophers, writers, and historians from Ancient Greece. There is also information about Greek social structure, government, wars, and trade. There is so much to learn about Greece!

There were different social structure in Greece. That was because there were different social structures in different city-states. Two of these were Athens and Sparta.

The wealthiest citizens, or the aristocrats, were at the top of the society of Athens. Then came the other
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Women, slaves, and poor families were either educated informally or they didn't get any education at all. Knowledge usually came from school and philosophers. The Greeks produced different types of art forms. They made extraordinary buildings in honor of their gods. For example, the Statue of Zeus in Olympia was a 12 meter tall statue of Zeus made of gold and ivory! It was made in honor of Zeus and the Olympics. The Greeks studies math, science, and philosophy. There were many writers and thinkers in Ancient Greece. Some of them were Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. These people studies philosophy. Some play writers were Aristophanes, Herodotus and Thucydides. Aristophanes wrote many comedies, which were stories which made fun of people and their customs. Herodotus was a person who examined his sources and pointed out bias. Thucydides wrote about the Peloponnesian War, and tried to be equal to both sides. There were also mathematicians, scientists, and people who studies medicine, too. One famous mathematician Pythagoras. He is credited for creating the Pythagorean Theorem. Thales of Miletus was a mathematician and scientist. He was one of the first to propose that natural events were controlled by science, not by the gods. He was also one of the first to propose that the earth was round, not flat like other said. Hippocrates was a man who was considered the “father of medicine.” He made a set of medical ethics, which are now called the “Hippocratic

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