Essays Tagged: "Greece"

Theseus or Hercules

us also was a man of bravery, intellectand bodily strength. Hercules on the other hand was what all Greece except Athens mostadmired. He was very strong but wasn't too smart. Hercules never thought of ...

(2 pages) 68 0 4.1 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The Business Life of Ancient Athens

as a very big part of an average Athenian's diet. Therefore; much grain trade was necessary because Greece land was very bad for agricultural purposes. Athens had grown industrially and commercially w ... time, and this was also a problem: overpopulation. Also, many Spartan tribes over and over attacked Greece and destroyed any crops that might grow in the soil. Peasants were also sent to work at farms ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Sparta: Uncultured Discipline

n' Sparta were the Dorians. At around 1100 B.C these savages came from the north into what is today Greece. They attacked the Mycenean civilization thriving there and quickly defeated them. The secret ... e defeat and rise again. After a single major defeat (against Thebes) Sparta lost her domination of Greece. This catastrophic loss exposed the Spartan fraud and disposed of her.Reference List- Asimov, ...

(7 pages) 132 0 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

The similarites in Antigone and Creon

tigone'Ah Creon! Is there no man left in the world-' TeirsesiasGreek theatre played a large role in Greece. The citizens were supposed to learnfrom the mistakes made in tragedies. The citizens should ...

(5 pages) 162 0 3.9 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Ancient Greece

GreeceThe Greek peninsula has been culturally linked with the Aegean Islands, and the west coast of ... d political units. Constant feuding between cities and surrounding empires for political power made Greece the sight of many battles.Prehistoric PeriodArcheological evidence shows that a primitive Med ... tered on the island of Crete. The other culture, Helladic (who became Mycenaean) populated mainland Greece. The Minoan culture dominated trade until 1500 BC when the Mycenaeans took control.During the ...

(3 pages) 237 1 3.5 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Animal Experimentation

iomedical and behavioral research for several millennia; experiments with animals were conducted in Greece over 2,000 years ago. Many advances in medicine and in the understanding of how organisms fun ...

(7 pages) 239 0 4.4 Jun/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Essay on the European Union. To recieve a better grade throw in some sources. I didn't cite any and I got an 86%

Kingdom, Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Finland, Portugal, Sweden, and Greece. With all these countries forming one huge economic alliance, the European Union will become ... around the world. Military around Europe will also see a profound affect. Militaries from Spain to Greece will all participate in the safety of every member of the union. The United States will no lo ...

(3 pages) 237 1 4.2 Jun/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Disease:Bubonic Plauge and Small Pox and Aids

ne reason for the great loss of population in Europe and China.The Bubonic Plague, which started in Greece and spread north to Europe, stayed there and spread more from 1347-1351. Most believe that th ...

(3 pages) 84 0 2.7 Aug/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

A biography of Democritus of Abdera from the Hellenistic Age. It has atomic theory in it and Democritus' reasoning and acomplishments and basically his life.

Democritus was born in about 460 BC in Abdera, Thrace, Greece. He died at about 90 years of age, in about 370 BC. Democritus was an ambitious man with goal ...

(3 pages) 46 1 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

This is a research paper about the death penalty.

search is interested only on the opinion of the Greek society and that is because it takes place in Greece, so it would be subjective not to put this "tag" on it. This means that the questionnaires we ... approximately half an hour.The hypothesis of this pilot research is that the "young" generation of Greece disapproves the cruelty of the death penalty.According to the results of the questionnaires w ...

(3 pages) 154 1 2.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Mistretta, Italy

ountries, during my sixteen-year stint in Europe. Some of the places I have seen are France, Spain, Greece, England, and Holland. But out of all the places I have been none compare to a small town loc ...

(3 pages) 88 0 4.3 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Cultural leftovers from our past civilizations. Alexander the Great. Greece's influence on today's architecture and education.

e help of 35,000 Greeks and Macedonians Alexander managed to conquer and create his own empire from Greece to the borders of India. While on his journey he came up with the idea of getting on a horse ... niformity.There are many more things that today's society has taken from our ancient civilizations. Greece was an extraordinary influence on today's culture. We got many architectural ideas from them. ...

(6 pages) 105 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Changes in Modern Europe into the 12th century.

. We called this time the Middle Ages.Most of the focus around the 12th century moves from Rome and Greece to England and France. The people around this time lived mostly indoors because of the climat ... hey wanted and would kill anyone in their way to get there.This was not the case so much in Rome or Greece. The Romans and Greeks were obedient and content because they were strictly punished if they ...

(2 pages) 46 0 4.1 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"Greek, Mesopotamian and Biblical Accounts of Creation."

potamian and Biblical Accounts of CreationPerhaps many are well-acquainted with "the glory that was Greece." While Greece may have been quite glorious, when it comes to creation stories, they have to ...

(4 pages) 110 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

This is about The Odessy and Odysseus' 4 part plan

s not only a man, but also a warrior. He was one of the best and widely known men throughout all of Greece. He was the King of Ithica. He left with his men hoping to win a war, but the troubles he wou ...

(2 pages) 28 0 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

how Egypt can market its tourism and travel industry to increase it's tourism volume from the current 4 million to over 50 million

r 50 % of direct investments by developing countries. In a variety of countries and regions (Egypt, Greece, the Caribbean, Polynesia), tourism is already the most important economic sector and provide ...

(5 pages) 195 2 4.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Evils of Christianity Is Christianity Good or Bad

ing Christianity is as follows: "Christianity started out in Palestine as a fellowship; it moved to Greece and became a philosophy; it moved to Italy and became an institution; it moved to Europe and ...

(3 pages) 192 8 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Greece-Persia wars.

In the 5th century BC the vast Persian Empire attempted to conquer Greece. If the Persians had succeeded, they would have set up local tyrants, called satraps, to rule ... s powerful galleys crossed the Aegean Sea without mishap and arrived safely off Attica, the part of Greece that surrounds the city of Athens.The Persians landed on the plain of Marathon, about 25 mile ... ll force of Greek soldiers holding the narrow pass of Thermopylae, which guarded the way to central Greece. The force was led by Leonidas, king of Sparta. Xerxes sent a message ordering the Greeks to ...

(3 pages) 55 0 2.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Atlantis the Lost Civilization

" sayers, believe that it was merely a philosophical device created by Plato to teach the people of Greece a valuable lesson. Because of the fact that the need for credible evidence surpasses people's ... trict of Sais -- on the Nile Delta. One Saitian priest stressed the lack of historical knowledge in Greece (Zangger 60) as he spoke of an ancient power - Atlantis (Gill 1). In this dialogue, the pries ...

(8 pages) 74 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Age of Pericles from (461-429 B.C.).

Greece during Age of PericlesA wise and able statesman named Pericles led Athens during its golden a ...

(2 pages) 63 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History