Date: February 14, 2014
Assignment: HUMA215 Individual Project Unit 1
Title: Compare/Contrast Greek and Roman Cultures
Part 1: Fill in the below table with both similarities and differences of the Greek and Roman cultures. Indicate if you are describing a similarity or a difference. If you are describing a similarity then place your research information under both the Greek and Roman culture. If you are describing a difference list the difference between the two cultures under each culture. Please fill in all 10 lines within the table, each row will expand as you type in your information.
Greek language was known as Indo-European
Roman language was Vernacular Latin
Greek is a Mediterranean country
Roman is a Mediterranean country
Greeks had a polytheistic religion
Roman had a polytheistic religion
Greek women had no rights
Roman women had more freedom
Greek women ran the household
Roman women ran the household
Greece was invaded by Germany.
Roman was also invaded by Germany.
Zeus the father of all gods
Jupiter is the equivalent in Roman.
Greece made discoveries in Medicine, and Mathematics.
Romans made an impact into health and medicine
In 1929 Greece became a republic
Rome became a republic in 509 bc
Greeks founded Olympics games in 776 bc
Romans replaced Olympic games with Gladiator contests
Part 2: For the following questions, provide your response in short-answer format (2-3 sentences each). Use this Unit activities and resources to assist you in answering the questions.
1) How did the Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean cultures contribute to Greeks’ sense of themselves? Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaean helped define religious as well as architectural background...
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