Ancient Greeks During The Bronze And Archaic Ages Essay example

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This semester we started off by reviewing the earliest development of human civilization, the culture of the Ancient Greeks during the Bronze and Archaic Ages, the development of the Athenian democracy, the history of the Roman Republic, the role of Christianity, the fall of the Roman Empire and lastly the shift to the Middle Ages in Western Europe. While reading each of the course readings and primary sources related to the topics listed above we notice how they all can related to the common core questions that were listed in the syllabus. The question I will be reflecting on is: How have humans understood and appreciated the natural world? What it means to understand and appreciate the world is to understand the importance of the things around us such as nature and appreciate it. Be grateful for everything you have in life and don’t take anything for granted. The ancient Greeks devoted much of their time appreciating what they had by offering sacrifices to God. The ancient Egyptians depended on the Nile River as a source of life and to thank the Nile they also offered sacrifices to the river. In “Hymn to the Nile, C.2100 BCE” we can see how the ancient Egyptians depended on the Nile River to live and if it stopped supporting them then everything that existed would die or suffer. “Hail to thee, O Nile! Who manifests thyself over this land, and comes to give life to Egypt” (Hymn to the Nile, 1). It gave life to Egypt by not only providing water to the Earth and its…

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