Essays Tagged: "Ancient Greeks"

The Trojan War

The Trojan War took place in approximately the 13th century. The ancient Greeks defeated the City of Troy. The Trojan War started after an incident at the wedding fe ... se and opened the gates to allow their fellow warriors in and the Greeks conquered the City of Troy.Ancient Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization about 2500 years ago. Greek civilization c ... osophy and science. His authority on many topics remained unquestioned for more than 100 years Most Ancient Greeks were suspicious of philosophers and their theories. They continued to believe in supe ...

(5 pages) 162 1 3.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Mythology. The Ancient Gods.

Greek MythologyThe ancient Greeks used stories containing God's to explain the way life was. Often times there were les ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.1 Mar/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Literature

int can be made regarding Greek literature as a whole.Over a period of more than ten centuries, the ancient Greeks created a literature of such brilliance that it has rarely been equaled and never sur ... ought was so far-ranging that there is scarcely an idea discussed today that was not debated by the ancient writers. The only body of literature of comparable influence is the Bible.The language in wh ...

(17 pages) 569 2 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Olympic Games

The Olympic Games are an international sports festival that began in ancient Greece. The original Greek games were staged every fourth year for several hundred years, un ... ry fourth year, except during World War I and World War II.Perhaps the basic difference between the ancient and modern Olympics is that the former was the ancient Greeks' way of saluting their gods, w ... the religious nature of the Games, which were held in honor of Zeus, the most important god in the ancient Greek pantheon, all wars would cease during the contests. According to the earliest records, ...

(5 pages) 166 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Greek Philosophy.

delving into the moral and mental nature of man and dealing with the practical problems of life.The ancient Greeks mirrored their nature, beliefs, morals and customs in Greek Philosophy. Through under ... morals and customs in Greek Philosophy. Through understanding Greek Philosophy, we can see how the ancient Greeks regard the world around them. Greek Philosophy filled the void in the spiritual and m ...

(4 pages) 253 0 4.3 Aug/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Concept of Sin (King Lear)

His/her behaviour will also impact on others and may spawn/propagate/bring about further evils.The ancient Greeks and the writers and philosophers of medieval times had been preoccupied by definition ...

(1 pages) 91 2 3.8 Mar/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece was the birthplace of Western civilization about 3rd millennium to the 1st century. T ... he north coast and nearby islands of the Mediterranean Sea. Culturally, though it indicates how the ancient Greeks spoke. How they worshipped and understood the physical world.Greek civilization devel ... s created forms of expressions, by human personalities and emotions.The Greek WorldThe territory of ancient Greece consisted of a mountainous peninsula that went into the Mediterranean Sea west coast ...

(4 pages) 214 0 4.7 Mar/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Chemical reactions

Chemical reactions are the heart of chemistry. People have always known that they exist. The Ancient Greeks were the firsts to speculate on the composition of matter. They thought that it was p ...

(8 pages) 210 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Artists and Art and Learning during the Renaissance

f Renaissance style are the following: a revival of the classical forms originally developed by the ancient Greeks and Romans, and a renewed vitality and spirit emphasizing the diverse qualities of hu ... Europe, and The Renaissance in Spain.The Renaissance first developed in Italy. "The example of the ancient Greeks and Romans was constantly available to the Italians- their language, which was only c ...

(11 pages) 504 0 4.4 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Essay Comparing the Religions of the Modern to Thoose of the Ancient Greeks As Representated in the Odyssey

How does the Ancient Greek beliefs of religion and death differ with the view of other cultural groups? Death, th ... hat happens after we die remains. Many religions have different beliefs of religious ideas from the Ancient Greeks. Afterlife, is a belief where the comparisons among religions become extremely close. ... of gods and death are different from the modern day beliefs of other religions such as Judaism and Ancient Egyptian beliefs.For example, The Odyssey begins with a scene containing a conversation amon ...

(3 pages) 114 0 2.7 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Lancelot in "The knight of the cart". Refers also to Odysseus

ngs of the Bible and live a relatively mild-mannered life. On the other hand, in the culture of the Ancient Greeks, the 'perfect' role-model for life would be Odysseus and his perspicacious adventures ... ewards of life reflect those actions.The literature produced by both the medieval Europeans and the ancient Greeks provides an informative glance into the ethics and archetypical standards by which th ...

(6 pages) 53 0 4.3 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

Ancient Greece - A Time Of Great Cities And Lives

Ancient Greece was an interesting time and place with huge markets inwhich people could sell items o ... e killed one I have killed two -- the vampire who said he was youo.' -Sylvia Platts.Likewise in the Ancient Greeks so called modern civilization, which has oftenbeen compared with the Nazi Germanies e ... mination. very crueland yet enticing time to be alive.'Get your pots and pans...' Compared to today Ancient Greece was acity far ahead of its time and possibly the time in which people now live.Down i ...

(2 pages) 87 0 2.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

We are not alone. UFO sightings

d PhenomenonA. The Writing on the WallB. GeodesIV. What About Religion?A. The Christian BibleB. The Ancient GreeksC. The American IndianV. ConclusionWe are not Alone.On June 24th, 1947 while searching ... irds and bees fillingour skies. They each considered to be Divine warnings at the time (Gould95-96).Ancient physical evidence isn't limited to newspaper illustration andsketches on cave wall. Perhaps ...

(6 pages) 85 0 2.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The origin of The Olympic Games.

ed much and bring us all together to celebrate one great festival.During religious festivals of the ancient Greeks, athletics played an important role. It was to be believed that the competition of th ... every four years. The Olympian Games are known to have evolved from the religious festivals of the ancient Greeks. It is recorded that they began at some time before 1400 B.C.The first celebration of ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Renaissance in Europe, Art and Architecture, painting, sculpture, architecture, and allied arts

f Renaissance style are the following: a revival of the classical forms originally developed by the ancient Greeks and Romans, and an intensified concern with secular life--interest in humanism and as ... ance in ItalyThat the Renaissance first developed in Italy is readily explained. The example of the ancient Greeks and Romans was constantly available to the Italians--their language, which was only c ...

(18 pages) 811 0 4.1 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays

A Report on the history of Dance.

means "rebirth". It refers to the rediscovery by scholars (called humanists) of the writings of the ancient Greeks and Romans (COMPTON'S). In fact, the Renaissance was a period of discovery in many fi ...

(3 pages) 94 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

We are not alone


(6 pages) 71 0 3.2 Apr/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Paranormality & Spirituality

"Forever Linked to the Ancients" -describes how Homer's "The Odyssey" is still very much relevant today. -explains how human nature links us to the ancient greeks of Homer's time

Throughout the ages very few things in history have remained constant. Since the time of the ancient Greeks, entire cultures have flourished and died off, many great empires have risen to magni ... e than likely that it never will. By observing the heroic epic The Odyssey, one could find that the ancient Greeks possessed many of the same traits as modern people do today such as love, greed, and ...

(4 pages) 74 0 3.3 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Greek Language & Literature

The essay covers Columbus and Vespucci and cultural influences on the discovery of the new world.

both secular and spiritual power. The educated class held an awed reverence for the writings of the ancient Greeks. New ideas, expressed publicly, especially when those ideas stood in stark contrast t ... an adult, well after he had mastered seamanship. The more that he studied the cosmographers of the ancient world, the writings of Marco Polo, and Pierre d'Ailly's "Imago Mundi", the more that he stoo ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Ancient Greeks in 400B.C.

The Ancient Greeks, who existed from around 400 BCE until the year 0, had many contributions to our soci ... today. They affected our forms of government, our sciences and mathematics, and our philosophy. The Ancient Greeks have played a large role on our society.The Ancient Greeks have provided us with a de ... emocratic government. A democratic government favors the many instead of the few. (Doc. 3) Like the Ancient Greek's form of democracy, everyone is able to advance in their social standing. Similar to ...

(1 pages) 71 0 2.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History