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    worldview and was culturally united. This would be the Ideal world that the Greeks strove for and succeeded in. Greek idealism is not how the world really is, but rather, a perfect ideal world, which was the answer to their success. The ideas of the Greeks were created from their mind as opposed to external reality composed of other outside forces. Throughout the paper, I will highlight specific examples of idealism in the Greek culture, by focusing on their philosophy, art and literature. The awakening

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    These myths were sacred in the Greek culture and it helped people figure out how everything was made. The Greek myth was called “Greek Creation”. Greeks learned how to behave by reading myths and looking at how the people treated gods. It showed how in Greek there were many human races created because of

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    question posed is how and why did the Roman Republic and Empire develop in the ways they did and interact with the Persian and Greek/Hellenic Empires? At the height of the Roman Empire it spanned across western Europe, and encompassed the entire Mediterranean. Lasting and developing through thousands of years, the Romans encountered and interacted with the Persian and Greek/Hellenic Empires. This included trading, co-existing, and going to war with one another. Although, originally the Roman Republic

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    Greek Critique

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    Critique of the Greeks Every year, thousands of new college freshmen join on-campus groups, in search of their “home away from home.” Some students chose jobs, while others join Newman groups and sports clubs. A popular choice for an on-campus “home” is the Greek community. College sororities and fraternities are often the subjects of hot debates: what can students gain by going Greek? Do they really do more, than just hold socials? Asel, Seifert and Pascerella wrote an article to answer these

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    Greek Sculptors

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    our teeth with stone. From 800 to 300 BCE Greek sculpture took early inspiration from Egyptian and Near Eastern monumental art, and over centuries evolved into a uniquely Greek vision of the art form. Although there are many sculptors, sculptures, and eras of time that have had an influential impact on stone carving and cutting, I believe the time period of Greek sculpture is when everything in the art world of stone was put into perspective, literally. Greek artists would reach a peak of artistic

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    Greek Fire

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    The creation of Greek fire is attributed to a Greek architect Kallinikos of Heliopolisa a Greek-speaking Jewish refugee who had fled, from the Arab conquered Syria in the 7th century. Greek fire was not the first incendiary weapon used before the 7th century but posed the unique feature of being able to burn on top of and in water. The ability to burn on top of water naturally made Greek fire a primarily maritime only weapon, due to the specially fitted ships required. The weapon was first used to

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    Ancient Greeks worshipped lots of different gods. They believed many gods appeared in human form and were provided with superhuman strength. The Greeks usually worshipped in sanctuaries located within the city or the country. A sanctuary was a well-defined sacred space set apart usually by an enclosure wall. They also worshipped in temples. Temples benefited from their natural surroundings, helping the expression of character divinities. The Greeks also had a Christian Orthodox church they used.

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    Leuzinger 1 The Greek Gods Throughout history it is easy to see that religion has a big deal to do with culture, but what if religion played such a big part in our society that we were constantly afraid of being zapped by lightning, or losing the entire sun? From the beginning of written history gods have dictated the ideas of peoples and cultures, shaping the majority of our world as we know it today. Such effects can be seen even in our federal law system in America. For example

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    Greek And Greek Mythology

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    some of the sentences may not require a semicolon.) The four mythologies that have influenced European culture are Greek and Roman mythology, involving the gods of Mount Olympus, Mesopotamian mythology, from the Middle East, Egyptian mythology, in which the sun plays a central role, and Norse mythology from Scandinavia. The four mythologies that have influenced European culture are Greek and Roman mythology, involving the gods of Mount Olympus; Mesopotamian mythology, from the Middle East; Egyptian

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    unchangeable was the Greek Orthodox Church. With an occupation that spanned nearly 500 years and encompassed periods of great industrial and agricultural growth, it is clear Greece must have gone through changes. The Greek Orthodox Church was extremely resistant to change during the Ottoman rule due to its people’s belief that Greek identity lay within their faith, and conservation of their faith in the form of the Greek Orthodox Church was of the utmost importance. The Greek Orthodox Church was

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