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    Ancient Greece brought many important things to modern day society. Democracy, philosophy, science, and sport are just a few of the things amazing things Greece has brought to our modern world. We can also thank our modern understanding of theatre and performance art to the ancient Greeks, as it all began in Attica, Greece. Greek theatre began in Attica, Greece as a celebration of the ancient god of fertility and wine, Dionysus. People would perform cult rituals in Attica, usually that of song and dance to ask Dionysus to bless them with thriving families. In the 6th century BC, Dionysus priest introduced a new element recognized as the birth of theatre. Thespis introduced spoken dialogue to performances and the first actor to the scene. This…

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    Ancient Greek History

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    The Ancient Greeks Ancient Greek history starts around 2000 BCE and with the arrival of Indo-European settlers in the Aegean Rim. These are the settlers that the Ancient Greeks take for their ancestors. The Ancient Greeks have a deep and expansive history. The Greeks rose from individual settlers to developing entire armies and colonies. Ancient Greeks also developed some of the first philosophers and saw a deep passion for the arts and humanities. It was the Ancient Greeks who founded…

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    Introduction The Romans were the most successful ancient civilization. First, they had conquered many countries with their armies. Next, they had a great Roman Republic. But finally, they had breathtaking architecture. We can still see the buildings that have been around, today. Roman Army Conquered Countries The Romans had the best military, and to prove this they had many great wars conquering Egypt and Greece. Like in c. 146 BC the Roman Republic fought a battle against the Greece city of…

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    with only just stone walls mainly due to the reason being they didn't have access to all the materials we have today to buikl! different types of houses this is just another reason on how the ancient past was so much different in this aspect it explains how different it was in terms of style. Also the ancient times had very different ways of punishing people compared to the way we as apart of the legal system do so. In ancient times there were no trials, jury, sentencing, good behaviour bonds.…

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    Ancient Olympics History

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    will continue to stay around. They started out in the Ancient Olympics with sports like the Chariot Races and the Javelin throw, but have moved on to things like gymnastics and figure skating. Despite being very different from Modern Olympics, the Ancient Olympics were very similar in terms of sports and time, changed a lot over time, and brought countries together during times of war. When the Ancient Olympics first began, in 776 B.C., they were a festival celebrating the Greek God Zeus…

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    Ancient Greek Art History

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    Although this is only the second week, it should be said, that as this course continues to progress from one week to another it has really has been an exciting learning experience. The objectives thus far for this course continue to force one to look deeper into what one might have thought about art and its history, to really the many variations of it and in reality changing ones perspectives as it relates to art. Last week, it was thought that understanding the history of art and its ability to…

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    Ancient Greek history must be one of the many important things that I say must be taught in any general school. I feel that the classics must at least be brought up in a middle and high school history class so that when these students reach their college career level they know more than who was president and who won what war. Many may say that the classics that may have been a fraud, but how does that explain all the proof of these wonderful hand painted vases, the wonderful architecture, the…

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    Egyptian history. Dynasties implies that that particular group of rulers belonged to a single family. The dynasties are usually grouped together into different kingdoms (Old, Middle, and New). During the dynasties, power passed from one dynasty to another. A dynasty ruled until it was overthrown or there were no heirs left to rule. Each kingdom ended in turmoil either after a period of infighting or after being invaded. The earliest epochs of Egyptian history are usually referred to as the…

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    is a phenomenon that occurs when the desire for harmony and compliance within a group leads people to operate in a way that can reach a faulty decision. (Janis,1972) Historically, there are many examples of groupthink decisions made by corporations, governments, or other types of organization or group. In this paper, we will examine an important aspect of Modern Greek history that changed not only its borders, but also the population characteristics of certain areas. Asia Minor was a territory…

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    The purpose of ancient Greek History during the time of Herodotus and Thucydides was a period of developing methods for the study of the past, documentation of wars, and creating historical and entertaining stories for the people. It was the time of initial inquiry of developing an understanding of the beginning of the story as well as the methods to gain this information. Roman historians of Polybius, Titus Livius Patavinus, Publius Tacitus, benefited from the previous establishment of…

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