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  • Apollo And Dionysus
    586 words
    Contrasting Apollo & Dionysus In Greek mythology, Apollo and Dionysus are nearly opposites of one another, and as with many opposites, life would not operate just quite right without both of them. They each played a specific role for the Greeks. They had very different things associated with them. Apollo was often associated with logic and the power of the mind. He was basically in charge of the Work section of the people. Logic is something the Greeks used often, and when they didn't, things of...
  • 1923 Exchange Of Greek And Turkish Populations
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    Immigrations to Turkey from Greece between 1911 and 1923 In 1911, 51% of the Ottoman Europe (Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece and Montenegro) population was Muslim but with emigrations, it downed to minorities of Muslims in some territories (McCarthy, 1995). Most of these immigrations were forced immigrations. If person immigrate, because she does not have the minimum basic needs in domicile that called forced immigration ('Ypek, 2000). Forced immigrations are not only the problem of present days but wi...
  • Croesus Being A Foreigner
    351 words
    According to Herodotus, Croesus was the first non greek to come into contact with the Greeks:" He was the first foreigner, so far as we know to come in direct contact with the Greeks, both in the way of conquest and alliance " Although this statement is unlikely to be true, the significance of Croesus not being Greek is obviously very high. Herodotus tells moral stories using historical figures, Croesus being one of them. For example, the story of him and Solon, which is almost certainly untrue ...
  • Fraternities And Sorority's Drink Alcohol And Party
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    Taking the Initiative One saying that everyone says that all people who are in Fraternities and Sorority's drink alcohol and party, but in my experience I have found that not all do. In fact a lot of Greeks take time out of their busy school schedules to help out with the community, plan non-alcoholic activities, and interact and work with the people involved with Oregon State University, while maintaining there grades. The Greek system is a valuable resource in which the Corvallis community sho...
  • Difference Between American Culture And Greek Culture
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    Culture is what makes a society; what makes the diversity and uniqueness of the world we live in. Ancient Greek culture is much different from modern American culture, but they both have some similarities also. Americans developed some things from the Greek culture; like concepts of math and science, democracy, and also the modern view of beauty. Modern American culture has learned a lot from the Greeks and uses a lot of what we learned from the Greeks today. The difference between American cult...
  • Gods Of Greek Mythology
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    From the beginning, man has had a need to explain why he is here, he needs to know his origins. He also needs to know how his surroundings got there, the mountains, sea, sky, and sun and things like that. People started to tell stories to explain these things. Of course they couldn't be alone, someone had created them and their world, gods. They made the gods to look like themselves. Over the years people would hear these stories and pass them on to others. Soon the stories were spread very far ...

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