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Funny, Facts about Greece
Funny, Facts about Greece
Ancient Greek Gods Welcome to our Greek Gods and Goddesses page here on History for Kids. We have some fun facts and pictures for you to color. You will learn some interesting facts about each God as you read down the page. Take your time there is a lot of information on this page, check out the quick…
Things about Ancient Greece
Things about Ancient Greece
The ancient Greeks are widely seen as having been the founders of Western medicine more than 2, years ago. But since then our understanding of the human body and how to treat it has changed beyond recognition. So what would be the point of studying ancient Greek medicine today? It’s part of a more general…
Interesting things about Ancient Greece
Interesting things about Ancient Greece
Most people know that the Olympics started out in Ancient Greece, but did you know that back then the athletes competed in the nude? (Though technically, they could wear penis restraints - yes, you read that right). Or that one of the games was an ancient form of mixed martial arts? Or that a chef won…
Articles about Greece
Articles about Greece
When the anti-austerity party Syriza came to power in Greece in January 2015, Cornel Ban and I wrote in a Foreign Affairs article that, at some point, Europe was bound to face an Alexis Tsipras, the party’s leader and Greek prime minister, “because there’s only so long you can ask people to vote for…
Important Facts about Ancient Greece
Important Facts about Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. AD 600). See the fact file below for more information and facts about Ancient Greece. The earliest Greek civilizations thrived nearly…
Best Movies about Ancient Greece
Best Movies about Ancient Greece
There is a very long list of movies (and other things) that are based on Greek mythology, or events from Ancient Greece. These are a few that I think lie somewhere between decent and good. Based on The Iliad , and The Odyssey: Troy - Possibly the best of the lot, the movie is a very humanized version…
Facts about Greece for children
Facts about Greece for children
Ancient Greek Gods Welcome to our Greek Gods and Goddesses page here on History for Kids. We have some fun facts and pictures for you to color. You will learn some interesting facts about each God as you read down the page. Take your time there is a lot of information on this page, check out the quick…
About Greece History
About Greece History
Greece is a country with a very rich history and the homeland of many famous personalities throughout centuries. This section proposes information about the history of Greece: from Stone and Bronze age to the Twentieth century, but also information about other historical facts: famous quotes, famous…
Facts about Greece History
Facts about Greece History
Ancient Greek Gods Welcome to our Greek Gods and Goddesses page here on History for Kids. We have some fun facts and pictures for you to color. You will learn some interesting facts about each God as you read down the page. Take your time there is a lot of information on this page, check out the quick…
Fun Facts about Ancient Greece
Fun Facts about Ancient Greece
Greek Education The Greeks loved to learn! They believed that learning was one of the best ways you could spend your time. They didn’t see going to school as a chore at all. They looked forward to the chance to improve their minds. In Greece’s very early history, only wealthy men were educated. Young…
Information about Ancient Greece
Information about Ancient Greece
Portrait of Socrates. Marble, Roman artwork (1st century), perhaps a copy of a lost bronze statue made by Lysippos. Description: Socrates (469-399 B.C.) was a classical Greek philosopher who is credited with laying the fundamentals of modern Western philosophy. He is known for creating Socratic irony…
Fast Facts about Greece
Fast Facts about Greece
Chances are you learned a lot about Greece in history class throughout the years, and tourists flock to this fascinating country year after year. Some come for the historic monuments and stories, of course. You’d expect that from one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Others come for the food…
Questions about Greece
Questions about Greece
(For the Portuguese language version of this interview, click here. Otherwise read on…) Why had the Eurogroup decided last week to grant a two-month bailout extension until February? This was a political signal for Greeks? Officially, it was not political but a ‘realistic’ solution since it offers enough…