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  • Athenian Control Of The Surrounding Areas
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    7 July 2002 WAR FROM MYCENEANS TO ROME The modern day soldier did not arrive at the current level of training methods overnight. Throughout history warfare techniques and strategies have evolved from the earliest primitive battles to the latest technologies. The only way to learn about war is to study the past engagements and lessons learned. There are nine principles of war as follows: Objective, Offensive, Mass, Economy of force, Maneuver, Unity of command, Security, Surprise, and Simplicity. ...
  • Father Of Medicine Hippocrates
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    Hippocrates, the Father of Medicine Hippocrates, greatest physician of antiquity, is regarded as the father of medicine. Born on the island of Kos, Greece in the year 460 b. c., says the earliest biography written by Sor anus of Ephesus in the a third century a. d. Although a native of Kos he was forced to leave the island as the result of afire for which he was blamed. He traveled to many other islands to practice medicine. Most of the cases in the two books of Epidemics considered to be genuin...
  • 0 21 O Birth Rate
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    Geographic Themes of Greece LOCATIONo Absolute- Latitude: 3900 North- Longitude: 2200 East of the prime meridian Relative Locationo Spatial: - borders the countries Albania, Bulgaria, Turkey and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia- Borders the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea Relative Locationo Direction and Distance- 6241 miles NE of Dallas, Texas - 324 miles S of Sofia, Bulgaria- 457 miles SSW of Bucharest, Romania- 646 miles ESE of Rome, Italy Size: Greece = Alabama Mer...
  • Southern Greece Crete
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    Art & Culture There are few places in the world with so rich and diverse an artistic and cultural history as Greece. In terms of archeology there are artifacts that are 200,000 years old, while architecturally Greece boasts Minoan and Dorian ruins dating back almost four millennia. Greece is also where drama originated, so there are plenty of ancient theatres to pick your way through Museums Greece is bursting at the seams with museums. Almost every single city, town, village, historical site, s...
  • 7 Of Greece's Population
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    Greece: Greece... most people think that Greece is just a vacation paradise, but to its inhabitants, they might not think the same because how hard it is to live there. Greece, located between 41.8 ^0 N and 35 ^0 N, 19.8 ^0 E and 28.2 ^0 E, is the country am going to inform you about. The country of Greece has no other name besides just "Greece". There are some different technical names that Greece can be associated with. The conventional long form that you can call Greece is the "Hellenic Repub...
  • Early Times Of Greece And Rome
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    Early man's life was based on survival; he spent much of his time in search of food, water, and safety for his family. In the early times of Greece, and Rome however, food and water were both readily available. There was permanent shelter, and little threat from animals or other people. Because man's basic needs were now met the arts, music, sports, agriculture, architecture, literature and structured government developed. The developmental period of Greece was between the fourth and eighth cent...
  • 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...
  • Early History Of Rome
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    Rise of Rome The legend of Roman Empire, the strongest empire lasted more than 1,000 years in regions of minor Asia, Northern Africa, Europe including Spain, Britain, german and Gaul, which now we call France, was not created in one single day. The stories of ancient gods, heroes, and myths are part of their splendid chronicle, they are both practical facts and fantasies. Much of what we know today about the historical foundations of Rome comes to us from ancient writers such as Livy and Herodot...
  • Golden Age Of China
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    The Golden Ages: Greece, Rome, and China The Golden Ages of Greece, Rome, and China were periods when certain cultures reached many achievements in certain fields. These fields could include drama, poetry, sculpture, philosophy, architecture, math or science. Their achievements in education, technology, and government have greatly influenced modern society. The artistic and literal legacies of these periods continue to instruct and inspire people today (Beck 120). In Ancient Greece, the great he...
  • Economic Growth In Greece
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    For Greece, the twentieth century has been a period full of violence and uncertainty. The last years of the century, however, have brought the potential for political stability in a slowly maturing democratic system, and for economic prosperity as a part of a European continent undergoing unprecedented unification. Democracy, the basis of government since the foundation of the modern Greek state in 1832, has had it's longest and most consistent application in the era that began with the toppling...
  • Conflict Between Greece And Turkey
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    Greece has an area of 50,949 square miles and is located at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula. The area of Greece is approximately the same as that of England or the U.S. state of Alabama. Greece is located in Southern Europe between Albania and Turkey. The country is bordered to the west by the Ionian Sea, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the east by the Aegean Sea; only to the north and northeast does it have land borders. The basically Mediterranean climate of Greece is su...
  • Rising Power Of Rome
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    The King and His People: Greco-Roman, Byzantine, and Medieval Traditions as They Shaped Europe -- Coming out of the Dark Ages, several cultures began to shape Western Europe. Greece, Rome, and Byzantium helped shape the traditions of medieval Europe. Each culture developed different political systems that defined the source of the ruler's authority and the role of the "citizen". From city-states to tyrant controlling feudal empires, the Western tradition developed a concept of political sovereig...
  • 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...
  • Trajan
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    It was the second century of the Christian Era, 98-180 A. D and the Roman Empire was regarded as the most civilized section of mankind. It was run by Nerva, Trajan, Hadrian, and the two Antoninus and everything was well and in the lap of luxury, and then came Augustus, who transformed the republic into an autocracy. Their first successful take over was the region of Britain with a war that took on for forty years. Emperor Trajan took over Augustus and he too was a very ruthless leader. But even ...

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