Greek Cultral Contributions

Kearstin Karolyi

Architecture

Greek architecture is known for its columns. there are three types of columns: Doric,ironic,and Corinthian. other types of Greek art include pottery, sculptures, and paintings. every city-state had a temple that was dedicated to a specific god. They went there to worship and make sacrifices. some leaders like Pericles and Alexander the great spread the Greek architecture through out Europe.

We see Greek influence in architecture today in important. the White House,Capital building,Supreme Court and the Lincoln Memorial all have columns that show Greek influence.

Goverment

There was no central government but had many accomplishments. The leaders were Alexander the great and Archimedes.Every one year by the numbers of votes.There was slavery in Ancient Greece it was very common.the wars that occurred were the wars of Troy and Sparta. Using the trohjin horse .Battle of marathon 490 b.c the battle of marathon took place during the first persion masion of greece.You have to be 18 to vote.We have a democracy.We have term limits(preisedent 4 years he is limited to 2 years

Sports

Unmarried male citizens played sports.Unmarried women could watch.They played running,long jump,shot put,javelin,boying,pankrating,and equestrain events,horse races,charoit races.Unmarried women and free male citizens could watch the games.You had to honor zues,the king of the gods.All athletes who won were treated like movie stars or were given gifts.

Philosophy

Some philosophers are Socrates,Plato,Aristotle,Acrion, Aedesia,Callicles.Brontinus,Cebes. The idea of Socrates was the Socratic method of teaching. Plato's idea was to write famous dialouges. Aristotle's idea wasthat he wanted to be a philosopher.Aristotle wrote physics,biology,zoology.Plato wrote philosopy,logic,ethics,rhetoric,religion,and mathmatics.Socrates wrote no books.the greek philosophers tryed to awnser science.the philosophers were regarded and treadted badly.We still see doctors using the hippocratic oath we used some math skills today skills today like pi,and dythogram therereom and still study goverment.

Mythology

They used myths to explain what happend to make the world.Some of the mythological heros of acient greece were Hercules,Persues,,and Achrilles. Zues,Hates,Posiden,Hera,Demeter,Athena,Aphrodite,Hermes,Acres,Artimis they all were the gods of acient greece.Apollodorus of Athens,Homer,Aesop wrote mythology.According to the acient greeks they went to the under world in Elysium the asphodlel did fields or tartarus. The Acient Greek is reflected in todays society by mthys,movies,Hercules ,Percy Jackson.