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    Conflicts in Ancient Athens Throughout the history of ancient Athens, many conflicts existed amongst its citizens. Most tension occurred between those in the two different social classes while they also emerged between those of the same social class. The first section of this paper will deal with the conflicts between the peasants and the aristocrats while explaining the conflicts between aristocrats over political power. The third section of this paper will cover the

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    Was ancient Athens truly democratic? Democracy is a system of government where the people equally run a country. For example, America practices a form of government where the people have the right to elect those who are in power when they become eighteen years of age. In addition, a citizen of this country can practice a religion of their choice along with several other freedoms. In my opinion, Athens was not a democratic society by today’s standards. There are several reasons why I conclude

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    I think that the ancient Athens was a democratic city. The reason that I believe that it’s a democratic city is that all of Athens was ruled by not one person but all the people. In ancient Athen there were three groups of people there were the poor, middle class and the rich. Most of the people that had any effect on the rules and the city were the middle class people and the rich, the poor people had little if little to have a saying in the choices. In the elections of voting there are

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    Kaur Professor Codella Humanities 300 3 November 2014 Classical Ideals The ancient Athens aimed for perfection with every detail in their lives; from the art, architecture, philosophy, they wanted nothing less than perfect. This high standard of perfection is known as the classical ideal. The ancient Athens’s society was based solely on high standards of living. The classical ideal was expressed in many ways in the Athens culture. Philosophy and religion helped paved the mind with perfect thoughts

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    Ancient Athens The last Olympic swimmer just touched the wall and the race has ended. Cameras are replaying every single movement from the race and a winner has been clearly decided. Just as these Olympic swimmers will gain a medal for placing, ancient Athens had numerous accomplishments of its own. Athens “prosperity … was due in large part to its stable and effective government” (SOURCE 1). When analyzing the history of ancient Athens, is easy to see how the accomplishments of a democracy

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    Democracy in ancient Athens In ancient Greek life one of their trademarks was the polis, or city state. “The city-states were small, independent communities which were male-dominated and bound together by race.”(Steven Kreis 2000) Membership in the polis was important and was only passed down to someone within the citizen family, being male. In a polis, citizens are part of a selected part of a group that is superior to the rest of society. The members that are not part of the body of citizens are

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    Prostitutes in Ancient Athens Works Cited Missing Ancient Athens was a highly polarized society in which citizenship meant everything. Citizenship permitted individuals to not only participate in the democratic government but also gave them access to all the rights and splendors of the city. A citizen controlled influence over slaves, foreigners and most importantly women. Athenian women were relegated to the status of child bearers and keepers of the household. There was no room for

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    goddess and potteries that are decorated with Spartan soldiers, horses, or gods. There will be several models displayed of Athens city-state architecture that will be compared to modern government buildings today; the displays will also show the strong walls that encircled ancient Athens. Interactive replica artifacts will be available such as the stone kleroterion, used in Athens to randomly select a jury for a trial and to select legislative committees. “According to the Greeks’ religion, the gods

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    A Comparison of Societies in Ancient Egypt and Periclean Athens Midterm Essay Maureen Cairns In comparing and contrasting the societies of Periclean Athens and ancient Egypt, we must first mention some of the characteristics of an actual society: a society has a stable food supply, social levels and classes, specialization of labor, a system of government, and a highly developed culture. Both the societies of ancient Athens and Egypt fit into these parameters. In this essay we

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    Ancient Greece was a land made up by a series of city-states. The two most well-known of those city-states were Athens and Sparta. Traditionally, Athens is viewed as a peaceful place where learning and culture were the main activities of its citizens while Sparta was considered an aggressive culture determined to be the military power in the Greek area. Unlike the typical Athenian who spent his days reading and learning the typical Spartan concerned himself with the activities of the state and preparing

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