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  • Italy And Greece Report Italy
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    Italy and Greece Report Italy is located in southern Europe. Rome was once capital of the Roman Empire, but today is the capital of Italy. Nearly all Italians are Roman Catholics, although many do not attend church regularly. There are about 100,000 Protestants. Italy also has a very small Jewish community. Roman Catholicism was made the official religion of Italy in 1929. Italian is the language the majority of the people speak in Italy. The rich art and culture of Italy reflect Italy's ancient...
  • Interesting Time Of Great Cities And Lives
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    Ancient Greece: A Time Of Great Cities And Lives Ancient Greece was an interesting time and place with huge markets in which people could sell items of every kind. Strict laws with even stricter penalties if broken, a place where women were did not have as many rights as they do today, and along with the most outstanding army in their time. A quote that goes along with this time is; 'I have killed one I have killed two -- the vampire who said he was your. ' - Sylvia Platts. Likewise in the Ancie...
  • Ancient Greece The Greek Peninsula
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    Ancient Greece Greece The Greek peninsula has been culturally linked with the Aegean Islands, and the west coast of Asia Minor since the Neolithic Age. The numerous natural harbors and close-lying islands lead to a unified, maritime civilization. However cultural unity did not produce political unity. Mountain ranges and deep valleys separated the peninsula into small economic and political units. Constant feuding between cities and surrounding empires for political power made Greece the sight o...
  • Historical Highlights Top Of Page Ancient Greece
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    Greece Geography So you want to know about Greece? Here are some highlights! Also check out the links to other sites about Greece. On this Page: o Key Facts o Geographic Landmarks o Points of Interest o Major Industries o Historical Highlights o Population and Culture o Books about Greece o Links to other sites about Greece Other related pages: o World Geography Index o Ancient Greece Key Facts Top of Page Greece is one of the oldest civilizations, dating back over 5000 years. Population: 10 mil...
  • Women In Ancient Greece
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    Greek women, as depicted as in their history and literature, endure many hardships and struggle to establish a meaningful status in their society. In the Odyssey, Penelope's only role in the epic is to support Odysseus and remain loyal to him. She is at home and struggles to keep her family intact while Odysseus is away trying to return to his native land. The cultural role of women is depicted as being supportive of man and nothing more. Yet what women in ancient Greece did long ago was by far ...
  • Women Of The Archaic Period In Greece
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    The Women of Greece: A Transition from Ancient Power to Classical Subservience For the most part, women in today's society hold a position equal to that of a man; however, this has not always been the case. Women's conquest for political and social freedom is a battle that has gone on for centuries. Perhaps the breaking point in women's liberation was the Women's Movement of the 1900's, which encouraged women all over America to join in the fight for their right to vote. Because of this struggle...
  • People Of Ancient Greece
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    The ancient cultures of Mesopotamia, Ancient Egypt, Ancient India, China, and Classical Greece have been shaped largely due to their location and physical geography. The interaction of the people in these different societies greatly varies, from subjects like religion to something as simple as exploration. These ancient societies span from the Pacific ocean to the Mediterranean sea so the way that they were created is very diverse. Mesopotamia is the first real civilization to inhabit the area o...
  • Ancient Greece The World
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    Religious and Philosophical Factors In ancient Greece, worship to the gods took place in splendid and huge temples. Temples to Apollo, Zeus and Athena remain to remind us of the importance of religion in Greek history. The people understood their world through the concept of a multi-god society. Their relationship with the gods did not include a personal relationship with a god. With the arrival of the Apostle Paul in the fall of 48 AD (Menard us, 1994), the people of Greece were introduced to t...
  • Heroes Share In Terms Of Perseus
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    There have been many heroes in ancient Greece. They are the basis of Greek culture. Most myths in ancient Greece have revolved around these heroes. And most of these heroes had very alike characteristics. They all had special births, noble or common; they all had noble and good hearts, always trying to do the right thing; and they had special abilities and / or supernatural help. I will be zooming in on the adventures of Perseus. Based on the writings of Peter Stillman, I will show the basic gen...

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