Greece And Rome

Classical Greece and Rome
Classical Greece and Rome
In the sixth and fifth centuries BCE, the Greek world experienced a cultural flowering that was to transform human civilization. Many of history’s most influential philosophers, historians, dramatists, and statesman lived in Athens and other Greek city-states within a period of just three or four generations…
Rome to Greece
Rome to Greece
You’re reading this article because, for whatever crazy reason, you’ve decided that at some point you’ll want to leave Italy and go to Greece. I’ll try to refrain from commentary about why you should just stay in Italy because it’s got everything you could possibly want to see and do and eat and then…
Rome and Greece War
Rome and Greece War
America was founded on the ideas practiced by the ancient Greeks and Romans. Follow Chester the Crab as he helps a runner in the Olympics, visits a theater with Poseidon, goes to war with Alexander the Great, enlists in the Roman legion, builds an arch for an aqueduct and outraces the lava flowing from…
Did Rome conquer Greece
Did Rome conquer Greece
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Music in Ancient Greece and Rome
Music in Ancient Greece and Rome
Music in Ancient Rome The Romans are not said to have been particularly creative or original when it came to music. They did attach any spiritual ethos to music, as did the Greeks. Yet, if the Romans admired Greek music as much as they admired everything else about Greek culture, it is safe to say that…
Gods of Greece and Rome
Gods of Greece and Rome
We know that the ancient Greeks had a massively entertaining sets of gods and goddesses. So it s no wonder that when Rome conquered Greece, they replaced their own dull pantheon with renamed versions of Zeus, Athena, and the others. But not all Roman gods were Greek copies — here are a few of the more…
Ancient Rome and Greece
Ancient Rome and Greece
The Macedonian Empire, due to the constant warfare among the several autonomous kingdoms, was made vulnerable. At the same time, Ancient Greece was threatened from the East by Persians, Parthians, and Bactrians and from the West by the Romans, who had started expanding their power in southern Italy…
Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome
Myths of Ancient Greece and Rome
For many people, the word “myth” may immediately bring to mind rich images of the ancient Greeks and their heroic tales of Zeus and the other Olympian gods. One may envision the stories of Midas, Heracles, Pandora, and Perseus. The Greeks, however, were not the only people to produce myths. The Romans…
Ancient Greece VS Ancient Rome
Ancient Greece VS Ancient Rome
This evening I did a gig with Boris Johnson at Intelligence Squared: a cultural combat of ancient Greece versus ancient Rome. It was partly an event in benefit of Classics for All , the charity that gets Classics teaching into state schools. Boris was supposed to be sticking up for Greece, Beard for…
History of Greece and Rome
History of Greece and Rome
Greece and Rome Library and Study Room The Department of Greece and Rome offers a range of services to the academic community and to the wider public. It is located on the upper floor next to Room 69, Greek and Roman life. You can contact the department by telephone, weekdays 10.00-17.00. Please note…
Greece and Rome at War
Greece and Rome at War
Over many centuries and across many territories the Romans were able to win an astonishing number of military victories and their success was due to several important factors. Italy was a peninsula not easily attacked, there was a huge pool of fighting men to draw upon, a disciplined and innovative army…
Egypt Greece and Rome
Egypt Greece and Rome
Oxford University Press, 2004 - 714 Seiten Egypt, Greece, and Rome is a unique and comprehensive introduction to the ancient world s three major civilizations. The book draws a fascinating picture of the deep links between the cultures across the Mediterranean and explores the ways in which these civilizations…
Geography of Greece and Rome
Geography of Greece and Rome
Is the symbol of freedom, art, and democracy in the conscience of the civilized world. The capital of Greece took its name from the goddess Athena, the goddess of wisdom and knowledge. In Athens memory never fades. Wherever you stand, wherever you turn, the city s long and rich history will be alive…
Greece and Rome comparison
Greece and Rome comparison
Huge, enormous thanks to an amazing, crazy-smart, twitter friend, who came through with this post on mythology. She’s so much fun on twitter and I had NO idea she studied my favorite thing ever. Mythology! If you’re into it like we are, then this one’s for you. ENJOY!! A tentative comparison of Greek…
Ancient Rome Greece
Ancient Rome Greece
The Death of Socrates (Jacques-Louis David) We can put a man on the moon a rover on Mars but we’re still figuring out our own brains. Mental illness is stigmatized , potentially overdiagnosed, and often misunderstood. Scientists are still learning new things about where conditions come from, while…