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By: Connor Looney
The Greeks advanced technology just for you so that we still use it today. For example they made a form of calculus and we still use calculus in the USA. They made a school with kids making mathematical theories to help kids learn better. In schools we need to thing of theories sometimes. A very important and special one is they made a new and improved methods of geometry. In math we had a whole unit of geometry. Finally they had the first woman to earn fame as a mathematician, Hypatia. That is definitely still happening because it still happens today. Which one do you want go to in Athens because I know your coming and you haven't even read the whole article.
Theater flourished as Aeschylus, Euripides, and Sophocles wrote tragedies, while Aristophanes wrote comedies. You want to listen to some good theater just come to Greece. Greek plays were performed during religious ceremonies held in honor of Dionysus, the Greek god of Wine and Revelry so if you go there will probably going to be a lot of wine! The world has great tragedies and comedies today.
The Greeks believed in a lot things like democracy, democracy in Athens was refined under the leadership of Pericles. Do you want to see statues of the father of philosophy? Then come to Athens. There are beliefs in Greek gods so if you want to see statues or religious people you know where to go. If you see great temples, statues, sanctuaries, festivals, processions, and sports for their gods? Then my goodness come to Athens already! The USA has a democracy too.