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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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    Greek Past

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    The past..... Something that you should forget, as said by most adults, but most of the time we cannot follow that activity. As we read history, we discover the different types of "worlds" that used to exist before it was our time to take over the earth. Some of the eras that were existent before us might force us to think how amazing life would have been in the past while others will make us be thankful for being born in the twenty first century. No matter how history was, for us it is always…

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    “Give me a lever long enough and a fulcrum on 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…

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    Agnodice of Athens as known as Agnodike, was born in the 4th century BCE Athens, Greece. The school she went to was Western philosophy which was founded by Plato in 387 BC. She had a very wealthy family born into an interest of a physician. Agnodice is known for becoming the first gynaecologists in Athens after being the first female physician in Athens. She has now become a symbolic figure for doctors in nowadays. A gynaecologist is a medical practice of the female productive systems including…

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    Historical periods - Neolithic Period (6000-2900 BC), During this period, the inhabitants initially came to Ancient Greece from the East and they settled in the Grecian Urn eastern portion of the region. Once these eastern settlements increased in population, the people scattered and traveled throughout Greece. They introduced pottery to Greece and began raising animals domestically.Early Bronze Age 2900 – 2000 BC), This is the time period in Greece when bronze and other metals like silver and…

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    Ancient Greek History

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    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 the powerful…

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    Laila Tatum Mrs. Beachler World History 09 March 2016 The Greek Heroic Period The Greek Heroic Period spans roughly from 1200–750 B.C.E(Thirlwall).Greek heroes were, and continue to be, an important part of Ancient Greece, because of their supernatural accomplishments, mental, and physical strength. In addition to that, heroes are significant because they served as role models for the Greeks, but also expressed their own personal struggles; like private doubts, and accepting fate. The…

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    that the earth rotated around the sun, not the other way around, although this theory seems to have been largely ignored for many years. This scientist was also the person who figured out the accurate order of the planets. Greece, not Egypt Since the Egyptian culture developed long before Greek, it would have made sense that the Egyptians made many of the discoveries that the Greeks ended up making. However, although the Egyptians are credited with some major things, they were still far behind…

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    What forces shaped the Greeks ' attitudes to competitiveness? Social performance played a crucial role in the life of any Ancient Greek and the result of this constant performance was that the agôn became essential to the social dynamics of Ancient Greece. Agôn had a variety of meanings throughout Greek history, at first the term was used to define a space in which people compete however later on it was used to denote any kind of competition whether it be in an athletic contest or a…

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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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