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    The Greeks architecture was an outstanding accomplishment for this Culture to thrive since it brought religion, and their gods and goddesses closer to the people living in Greece. For the Greeks, these gods exist very much in the real world, taking shape of humans, animals, and even often having sexual relations with humans. These gods have a physicality that is increasingly strengthen the belief that clod physical qualities are themselves an element of the holy. Greek Humanism also refers to the Greeks' emphasis on the Christian body on physical beauty, athleticism; the Greeks see purgative beauty as really "heavenly", as godly. Our own obsession with sports, and our civilization's willingness to demean massive domestic benefits on athletes,…

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    One of the greatest contributions the Greeks gave to western culture in my opinion was democracy. The name democracy comes from the Greek vocabulary it translates to “people power”. The democratic traditions in city-states like Athens was the beginning of ideals of legal equality, and personal freedom in governing by the people. These democratic principles have been influential not just in our western civilization but around the world, shaping political institutions, revolutionary movements, and…

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    you," the customer's "I will marry you." [1] Gradually the tayu culture died out as women worthy of the tittle decreased in number. The term itself, which had been used exclusively in Shimabara, disappeared as Edo rose to become the center of culture and life. The general public seemed to lose interest in courtesans with their stilted conversation and layer upon layer of starchy clothing. The last recorded tayu was in 1761. It was time for something new, which signaled the beginning of geisha…

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    Egypt, Mesopotamian, and Greece had such a huge evolutionary on their political systems. All these three places evolve in different ways ones faster than others. That’s why here I will be talking about religion, political, and laws. First, Greece had the biggest political change. The Persian king had a lot to do with the evolution. Cyrus the Persian King “embraced imperial monarchy a model of government while striving to expand his wealth and territorial holdings” There was a pivotal event…

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    human rather than divine or supernatural matters (Oxford Dictionaries). Humanism is a philosophy in which human dignity and human value are most important. Humanism began in Greece around the 5th century BCE with the philosopher Protagoras. Protagoras once stated “Man is the measure of all things” he believed that man should set the standard as opposed to gods. Humanism to the Greeks was a way of life, they valued people above everything else. According to an article for About Religion, Austin…

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    Greece Research Paper

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    Greece is an astonishing land. It is a highly mountainous area, and it is full of rich culture. However, it’s economic state is sub-par compared to the United States and China, it is full of beautiful scenery that makes up for it. It is also home to the famous city of Athens, which is its capital. Greece, also known as the Hellenic Republic is an extremely interesting country, with beauty in every place you go. Greece is one of the most mountainous countries in Europe, due to these mountains,…

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    Greece is a country located in southwestern Europe on the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula possessing a group of about 2,000 islands and covering more than 130,000 square kilometers of land. The country's official name was Hellenic Republic which is a historiographic term used for a series of councils and “Provincial Governments” during the Greek War of Independence. Greece shares borders with four other countries including: Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, and Turkey. Greece has a strategic…

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    Hellas Romanticism Dbq

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    During the 17 and 1800s, revolutions and nationalistic ambitions rocked through Europe. Despite the Protocol of Troppau where the great powers in Europe attempted to tamp down rebellion ignited by nationalism and liberal ideas, countries such as Greece still sought to break away from their oppressors. The Greeks gained their independence from the Turks in 1830 when the European powers finally stepped in after being reluctant due to their own personal interest in Greece and other territories in…

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    “Greece? Why Greece? Why would you ever want to go study in a failed nation like Greece?,” my parents asked me. I was taken aback. Little did they know that my interest in Greek society and culture would motivate me to apply to the Harvard Study Abroad program. Even without a personal connection to Greece, I am longing to immerse myself within the country and its people. That is where HSS comes in. The chance to study in Greece would be the perfect opportunity to see both spectrums of life:…

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    Greece

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    Morgan Leris Cultures Paper Greece For my cultures paper I chose Greece, a country within southeast, Europe. Greece has thousands of islands and multiple seas around it. The most important thing about Greece is their history; ancient and present day. Their history is split between seven different periods. Them being Neolithic, Helladic, Ancient Greece, Roman Greece, Byzantine Greece, Ottoman Greece, and Modern Greece. All which play an important role it the countries history. In each…

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