The Ancient Grecian Civilization

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Ancient Greece and the Ancient Grecian people were a prominent and intellectually advanced civilization at a time in history where Gods and Goddesses ruled their empire, and human sophistication was at its peak. Having studied gravely into the “science” aspect of the Ancient Greek Civilization and Classical Greek civilization there is much to be said about ethical logic, substantial reality, and what is morally acceptable in any certain association may change as time succeeds on into the future. What may have been acceptable in preceding times, especially pertaining to ancient history when discussing topics coherent to the realm of “science”, have ultimately ventured into refined theories and laws, or subsequently been dis-proven and eradicated. …show more content…
Advancements in technology or basic societal achievements in Athens were the succession of the irrigation where they had running water, and sewage pipes. This period cumulatively throughout the end of the Persian wars and the success of the Greek was called the rise of Athens. During this rise of Athens much of what was already seen as advanced had happened in Mathematics per say the with the Grecian advancements to the basics in Geometry where visionaries such as Archimedes, Euclid, and Pythagoras. The advancements in the field of Medicine which in fact were the sparks that set the earliest practices of “healing”. The pioneer in the field of medicine during the time of the Classical Grecian age was Hippocrates of Cos whom collected data from his experiments to prove his many theories. One of Hippocrates theories through experimentation and the collection of data was that disease was a natural process and the symptoms of such were caused naturally through the diseases cycle or process, and not that of religious …show more content…
He was given the noble title as “the Father of Western Medicine”. Hippocrates is the basis of what modern advancements in medicine evolved to what we use today, and still advancing. Not only in medicine a healing pathology it is more sought after as a science. Hippocrates also curated an oath of agreement titled the “Hippocratic Oath” which still remains liable to medical practitioners today hold in its text the doctor-patient confidentiality agreements. Much of the unrealistic folklore of mythology succeeded past the realistic views of the people during the rise of Athens and beyond. Speaks of Hesiod and the presumptions he has pertaining to the natural world and the universe and where the mythical tales may lay in the fabrics in between reality and fiction. As much as science and fiction are opposed they both try to deliver a predisposed theory showing how the world came to be. As much of the ideal of religion is set to be a fantasy in comparison to its counterpart religion or mythology may seem more appealing to certain

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