Essay about The Rising And Falling Of The Greece

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The Rising and Falling of the Greece
Nowadays, people believed that Greek shaped the original culture of the Western civilization. It is also a junction for the Eastern and Western civilization. There are three significant periods of the Greeks: the Hellenic periods (2000-338 B.C.E), the Hellenistic period (336-323 B.C.E), and the period of the conquest by Roman (200-146 B.C.E).[ Page 54] During the periods, the people of Greece had the remarkable contribution on many careers, such as Science, Mathematics, Philosophy, Literature, Architecture, Politics, and Arts. Even though it had disappeared for two thousand years, the rationality and wisdom were still shining the modern times.

Ⅰ. The Conditions of Rising
The rising of the Greece was affected by two main reasons: Geography and Culture.
On the one hand, the area of Greek includes the Aegean sea, Greek peninsula, and some boarding islands. Mountains are stretching endlessly, and they also divide the land into small parts. There are almost not plains and big rivers existed. However, the extensive sea provided an enormous possibility for development of the Greece. They have a lot of small islands and bays, warm and appropriate Mediterranean climate, and the abundant ocean resources. The endless mountains and lack of arable land which limited the production of food and development of agriculture. Thus, it forced Greeks to pay more attention to overseas commerce, overseas settlement and communicating with a different…

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