Ancient Greece


How Did Pericles Strengthen Democracy?

Pericles introduced reforms that strengthen democracy. A very important change was to have the city pay a salary to its officials.

Golden ages Pictures

Greek Gods And Goddesses

There are 12 gods and goddesses. Zeus, the ruler if all gods. Hera, goddesses of marriage and childbirth. Apollo, god of music and poetry. Artemis, the goddesses of hunting. Athena, the goddesses of wisdom and war. Ares, the god of war. Aphrodite, the goddesses of love. Hermes, the messenger of the gods. Poseidon, the god of the earthquakes and sea. Demeter, goddesses of fertility. Hades, the ruler of the underworld. Hephaestus, the god of fire.

Greek Studies and Education

How did Socrates challange

How did Philosophers change the thinking of ancient Greece?

One of the first philosophers, Thales, believed that water was the basic material of the world. Everything was made from it. Over the yeah, various philosophers had other ideas about the universe. they did not do experiments, but they were careful observers and good thinkers. Democratius, who lived in the 400's b.c thought that every thing was made up of tiny partials called atoms. More than 2,000 years later, modern science showed that he had been correct.