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2014 Instructor’s Name: Assignment: HUMA215 Individual Project Unit 1 Title: Compare/Contrast Greek and Roman Cultures Assignment: 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...

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Greek Strive for Perfection

The Greeks strive for perfection The Greeks have a long and lustrous history. The saying "we are all Greeks" by British poet Percy Bysshe Shellsy sums it all up and the influence of that perfection lives on today. The saying actually means that we are all influenced by the culture of the Greek people and the perfection that they strived for. Greek Architecture You can see the influence of the architecture in many cultures including the Roman Empire. The Roman buildings and art works all used...

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Greek and Roman Influances on Modern Western Civilization

Greek and roman influence on modern history Greece: Democracy. The Socratic Method of investigation. The column in architecture. Geometry. Trigonometry. The theatre. Literature - Homer's 'Iliad' is the first known western book. Sculpture. Rome: Concrete - still the basis of all large construction projects. Grid system layout for towns and cities. The arch as an architectural feature. The Roman emperor Trajan built the first shopping mall (completed 112 AD). Central heating. French...

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The Contrast and Comparison Between the Ancient Greeks and Romans

The ancient Greeks and Roman civilizations both began their histories with the emergence of city states. Both of these civilizations made contributions to the Middle East. The Greeks had made a wild spread of discoveries on several fields. This included astronomy by Ptolemy, geometry by Euclid, and the philosophy of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius of his Stoic philosophy. Because the Greeks were widely known as a creative and prestigious race, the Romans were influenced by the Iliad (Homer’s legendary...

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Roman vs. Greek

There are many differences between Rome and Greece cultures even though they were so similar. For example Roman and Greek both had their own armies but the only Polis that had there own professional army was Sparta, another example is how the Romans would banned together not just with the societies they conquered but with each other as well, Rome and Greece also had different types of government. These are only three out of many examples of some differences between Rome and Greece. Many people...

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The Media’s Portrayal of Greek Protests

The Media’s Portrayal of Greek Protests As many people know, Greece is currently in a large sum of debt. Theres no jobs, low income, high taxes, and more pay cuts every day. Families are being forced out of their homes, people are starving on the street, and it seems like no one is doing anything to help. These conditions are pushing the Greek citizens to the edge, and forcing them to stand up for themselves. The Greek people are on the brink of being forced into new slavery. They are working...

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"The Origins of Greek Thought" by Jean-Pierre Vernant

Jean-Pierre Vernant's book, "The Origins of Greek Thought," is a critical reassessment of a dominant historical trope for Western antiquity: that Greek philosophy amazingly materialized out of thin air after the Dorian Invasion. As an alternative to this popular idea, Vernant rationalizes the revolution of Greek thought as it pertains to the development of the polis (city), the development of philosophy, along with the idea that logic was developed by accompanying death of the monarchy and the birth...

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The Modern-Day Reflection

today. What these people have yet to grasp is the importance of the influence of the culture, the language, the many lessons learned and have yet to establish connections to the modern-day world expressed in Greek literature. About two and a half thousand years ago Greek behavior and daily routines were often dependent on the state of their city-state. The behavior and routines are known as Greek culture. In Ancient Greece there were several city-states in which governed themselves, each city...

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Quote Response

African-American rights, and gay rights activists. The Bible is another great example of legacy. It is a compilation of sixty-six books by the hands of over forty authors both known and anonymous that persisted through the obstacle of three different languages, over the course of the greater end of two thousand years without ever contradicting itself. The Bible is the holy text of Christianity, a book that many study and turn to in times of need or uplifting. Voltaire, perhaps the most influential man...

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Ancient Rome and Romans

incomparably. While Greece had many artistic achievements, Rome focused on creating and improving a unified empire. Therefore, both have different ways of making their civilization remembered by the people of today. The first difference in Roman and Greek civilization is their geographical features. Rome had a better chance to unify its people because of its location. Rome is located at the center of the Italian peninsula. It was easier for Rome to keep control of its neighboring areas. Rome gained...

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