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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…