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  • Greeks And Romans
    360 words
    The Romans and Greeks both gave many things to Western Civilization. Although the Romans copied many aspects Greek culture, they also made distinct contributions. Greece had the first democracy. All citizens could participate in the government. Rome built on the Greek democratic government and established a sharing of the administration with checks and balances. Both Greeks and Romans believed in justice and the equality of people to a certain extent. The Greeks allowed all citizens, rich and po...
  • Roman And Greek Civilizations
    400 words
    Roman vs. Greek Civilization Although both Roman and Greek civilizations shared similarities in the areas of art and literature, their differences were many and prominent. Their contrasting aspects rest mainly upon political systems and engineering progress, but there are also several small discrepancies that distinguish between these two societies. This essay will examine these differences and explain why, ultimately, Rome was the more advanced civilization of the two. Greece, originally ruled ...
  • Greek Civilization And The Han Dynasty
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    The Greek Civilization and the Han Dynasty are great civilizations in history. Their existence in time have been contributed through their strong leaders, unique style of government, and the people that build the empires to the greatness of that day. The attributes allowed the civilizations to become prosperous, and are alike in many ways. Both civilizations depended on the leadership of extraordinary men such as Alexander the Great and Lui Bang in order to achieve the recognition that is given ...
  • First Two Greek Civilizations
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    The Greek civilization was the first European civilization. At this point in time religion is not prevalent or influential. The European religion was borrowed from the Middle East. There are two main contributions from the Greek civilization. They were politics and secular. Polis the Greek word for city state is where politics came from. They had modern politics with the first democracy. It was divided into city-states that rule themselves in a democratic fashion. With this they have the majorit...
  • Greek Invention Of The Column And Rome
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    Western civilization is what we call modern society that mainly includes North America and Western Europe. But how did this western way of life come to be? Their are many different ways but mainly through ancient cultures. The two main ones are the Greek and Roman. Greece with their golden age and Rome with its great Empire and Republic and also together. Their are many ways in which western civilization is like the ancient Greek civilization. They started the Olympic games. Greeks come up with ...
  • Influences Of Greek Art In Western Cultures
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    When people think of ancient cultures and civilizations they don't think about the kind of influences they might have had on our society. One of those cultures having the most influence being Ancient Greece. The Ancient world of Greece is far from ancient in the arts, philosophies, ideas, architectures, governments, religions, and everyday life of the people in the latter half of the twentieth century. Come, discover and explore the civilization that forms the foundation of human history. Come, ...
  • Zeus Father Of The Gods
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    In Greece around 800 B.C. was the start of a new age, the Iron-Age. This age started after the fall of the Bronze-Age, which ended after the Dorians invasions stopped. During the beginning of this time period a lot of city-states started to form in Greece. The Dorians settled in certain areas of Greece known as Crete, Megara, and Aegina. Survivors from the fall of the Mycenaean civilization also settled in Greece. Greece was very diverse after the fall of the Mycenaean civilization because they ...
  • Greek And The Roman
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    Two Ancient Civilizations, the Greek and the Roman, have profoundly influenced the modern cultures that we are part of today. Greece, otherwise known as the birthplace of Western civilization, had a great time span starting from the Early Bronze Age of 3000 BC all the way to the Hellenistic period up to about 30 BC. On the other hand is the civilization of Rome-which name is derived from the Greek word meaning strength and vigor- and rightfully so because the civilization covered a majestic 27 c...
  • Contributions To Western Civilization
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    Question: "What were the contributions to Western civilization from the ancient Greeks?" Throughout history, there have been many contributions to Western civilization from the Ancient Greeks. They made long lasting contributions in the areas of art, architecture, philosophy, beliefs, religion, writings, math, drama, science, government and Olympics, and philosophical teachings such as by Socrates or Plato. In this essay, it will be proven that the Greeks impacted western civilization immensely....
  • Rise Of The Greeks
    481 words
    Perhaps what would make one believe that the Greeks "said it all" is that, in our eyes, their culture seems to mimic our modern society in a number of ways. When a contemporary westerner thinks of ancient history, the Greeks and Romans are what most often come to mind. Everything happening before the rise of these empires is lumped together in one dark and primitive period. To us, the rise of the Greeks symbolizes, in turn, the rise of logic and reason over superstition and tyranny. To say that ...
  • City Greeks In Greece
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    Greek Civilization The Greek civilization is the first European civilization to be born. Other civilizations like Mesopotamia, India, and china were born in Asia Minor. The Greek civilization was based on ideas. Unlike the Middle Eastern civilization, Greeks doesn't have a river, neither a lot of agriculture. Greeks focused on its mental resources, proving what's right and wrong, math and science, and most of all the human reasons (rationalism). In the video, Greeks were the center of literature...
  • Early Greek Civilizations
    296 words
    Explain the economy of ancient Greece. Explain the role of Greek gods. Who ruled all the gods. Where did most of the gods reside? Where did the Olympic games come from? Why were they held at Olympia? Were there other contests like the Olympics? Who could compete in the Olympics? Were women allowed at the Olympics? How were the athletes trained? What prizes did Olympic victors get? Who were the Olympic judges? What was the penalty for cheating? Where did the marathon come from? Compare the differ...

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