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    Many people identify the Ancient Greeks as a strong and intelligent group of people who developed modern technology, some of which we still use today. However, there is more to them than that. The Ancient Greeks were a unique community whose characteristics give them a defining role in the history of our world. Their identity was exhibited in many ways, but a few of the most important ways were their reverence to gods, their devotion to a strong military, and the geography of their land. Gods were very important in Greeks culture. They played such a big part in their daily lives that it was a crime if one rejected the help of a god. This is shown when in a myth, the Greek warrior Ajax turned down help from the Greek goddess Athena (class notes).…

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    which to place it, and I shall move the world,” stated famous Greek inventor, Archimedes . One of the city-states of Greece, Athens, used their adept shipbuilding skills to create the most powerful navy the world had ever seen. Using this great navy as a ‘fulcrum’ the Athenians protected their territory and fended off dangerous enemies like the Persian Empire. The main component of this great navy was a type of ship known as a trireme. The ancient Assyrians first made triremes around the fifth…

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    Hubris In Ancient Greek

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    aspects of this culture, such as mythology, theater, and government, help demonstrate the values that the Greeks had. While Greek values may not seem to be inherently related to one another, principles such as hubris and the Greek understanding of government directly reflect the collective desire to find a balance between two extremes and to understand one’s role and limitations. This common root is what links seemingly unrelated values across Greece. The Greek belief in the…

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    Ancient Greek Mythology

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    collection of sacred tales, human origin stories, or religious cultural beliefs. Greek Mythology is the teachings and religious tales that belong specifically to the ancient Greeks. Their myths are about gods and heroes and their religious beliefs of the nature of the world. There are many different Greek mythologies that explain the natural phenomena in which humankind lived. Each story is different; some stories gave advice on how to live happy lives, and others told stories of life…

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    Ancient Greek Essay

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    Mathematics: The Greatest Legacy from Ancient Greece to the Modern World The greatest legacy of Ancient Greece to the modern world is mathematics. Ancient Greece was the source of great mathematicians like Archimedes, Pythagoras, Euclid and Eratosthenes who provided the modern world with a strong base to the knowledge we have today. They gave the modern world hydrostatics, the volume of a sphere and the calculation of pi which is used to design impressive sea vessels, industrial tanks and…

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    Ancient Greek Monsters

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    Death is approaching, fear is rising, anxiety is peaking and the last question of your life is... What is the ideal way to die? The choice is made. Instantaneous death of the Gorgon, Medusa. You turn the corner and BAM... all you can feel, all you can see, all you can hear is stone cold... Greek mythology has influenced ancient Greek society in a greater way than a majority of people realize. Greek Monsters have many things named after them, some were created out of rage and others send shivers…

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    Ancient Greek Theater

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    The history of ancient greek theater was originally created in Atenas, between the centuries of VI and V a.C. Athenians would celebrate rites in honor to Dionisio; this primitive ceremonies would slowly evolve to theater, building one of the biggest achievements for the greek. This new type of art was closely associated with greek civilization that every city and important colonies had a theater, which its quality would be a signal of the wealth of the population. Theater, as many as other…

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    Originally, Greek Mythology was a part of the Ancient Greece religion, a set of stories about the gods, goddesses, heroes and rituals. Greek Mythology consists of the twelve Olympians who were the major deities comprising of Zeus, Hera, Poseidon, Demeter, Athena, Apollo, Artemis, Ares, Aphrodite, Hephaestus, Hermes and either Hestia or Dionysus (Greekmythologytoday.com, 2017). They came into power by dethroning the Titans who were the children of Uranus (Heaven) and Gaea (Earth). During the era…

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    Ancient Greek Culture

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    and error of past generations. People do not understand just how much Greek, Roman, China, India, Early Americas and the Islamic Empires history plays a part the ideas, institutions and art of the present day and how they…

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    Ancient Greek Influence

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    world, than they may believe during that time. Ancient Greece had a much more influential impact on the United States, today, rather than any other civilization including ancient Rome. Ancient Greece was much stronger and impactful in these important following areas. The government of ancient Greece was a much more powerful and impactful force. The economy of ancient Greece showed much more guidance to the countries of the future. As well as, ancient Greece having a greater effect because…

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