Did you know that Greece invented so many inventions that we still use to this day? You know the Olympics, Greece invented them, Democracy, Greece invented it, art and architecture, Greece invented that as well and so much more. Greece is such an amazing country with so many historical and influential topics. Greece is very famous for what they invented, especially the Olympics. Greece’s three main accomplishments are: The Olympics, Democracy, and Art/Architecture.
Ancient Roman art is like a picture worth a thousand words. Every single picture and sculpture has a special meaning and they painted many images of their gods. Ancient Roman Art is very old and fascinating and was heavily influenced by Greek culture, it started a long time ago , and got a lot of ideas from other countries. Ancient Roman art was heavily influenced by Greek, and was formed 1,000 years before Rome. It is not surprising that the Romans got many ideas from the Greek.
The islands show that most of volcano in origin with a significant number of the smaller islands that build up of coral deposits. Fiji is consisting of some of the largest mountains in the island countries in the south pacific with the highest mount Tomonivi in the center of viti levu at 1324 meters. The largest island of Fiji are Viti levu, vanua levu, Tareuvi and kadavi that has a number of mountains with fertile files and rolling hills. Land mass in Fiji is consist of small volcanic and coral islands. It features the mountains land is about 12,400 sq km, hills 2,700 sq km and flat land is 2,800 sq km.
Hailey Cassidy History Period F 3/30/16 Athens vs. Sparta Ancient Greece, located on the Mediterranean Sea was home to the two most powerful city-states of its time, Athens and Sparta. Athens was situated on the Attic Peninsula along the Mediterranean Sea and was most known for its cultural perspective such as drama, architecture, literature, and music. One of Athens’ most enduring achievements was the creation of democracy which allowed all male citizens to have a say in government. Not only was this a great achievement, but Athens was also educated their citizens and thrived during the Golden Age. Sparta, located on the Peloponnesian peninsula had a main focus on military power and success and there was little room for culture.
Acropolis signifies 'high city' in Greek language. Most city-states in old Greece had at their middle a rough hill or slope where they fabricated their critical sanctuaries and where the general population could withdraw to if under assault. The most celebrated acropolis is the one in Athens. (Anon., 2015)
The Byzantine Empire was one of the most long lasting empires, lasting almost as long as its parent civilization, the Roman Empire. The Byzantine Empire is very similar to its parent civilization, but ultimately fails in its main goal throughout its history: To restore the Roman Empire. The elements of the Byzantine Empire that are the will discussed are the terrain, the climate, and lastly, the culture. All these things are the foundation of any civilization, and are key to understanding its history and accomplishments.
Jen Cavanaugh Ms. Mitchell Hercules Annotated Bibliography 2/23/18 Research Topic: Hercules Thesis: Hercules was a very important figure in Greek culture and one of the most well known heroes of any Greek story. He had a major influence on Greek life and we still can learn from his myths and use them to apply to our own life. Daniels, Maria. “The Life and Times of Hercules .”
Archimedes is known for his prestigious works in geometry and science, as well as for his many inventions and innovations in his time. Historians project his birth date to be around 287 BC, and the whereabouts of his birth to be in Syracuse, Sicily (Rorres 15). Syracuse, at the time, being an independent Greek city-state. Growing up, Archimedes was very bright and somewhat gifted with an intellect from before his time. His father Pheidias, a greek astronomer, is also known for is intellect and thought to have been the one to get Archimedes started with his search for knowledge.
Greek mythology is one of the most favored subjects in high school and around the world because of the monsters, magic and mythical world created by the gods. Such as Hermes, the god of trade, wealth, luck, fertility, and travel, he was known as the messenger, Sirens, the mythical creature of the sea who lured in sailors, and Mount Olympus, the mythical home of the gods. Hermes, Sirens and Mount Olympus are important in greek mythology because they all reveal Greek culture, shows aspects of Greek life and appear in important Greek texts. For starters, the god Hermes is the beloved son of the god Zeus, and he was known as the messenger in the text of The Odyssey. Hermes was either a handsome, athletic beardless youth or an older bearded man with winged boots and a wand in his hand.
I found her comment and outlook on natural disasters very interesting. My date was surprised by how powerful volcanoes are. She thought that all volcanoes erupted the same (the Hawaiian eruption). She was surprised that lava is usually not the hazard that causes the most
The myth of Fionn MacCumhal and the Giants Causeway began on a beautiful island named Ulster. Here beautiful rivers and cliffs cut through the surrounding ocean, creating a truly amazing sight. To add to the beauty, large rocks jut from the ground creating stunning formations claiming to be the burial grounds of giants. One day Fionn MacCumhal summoned a boost of courage and set out to challenge his Scottish rival, Benandoner.
Being the tallest mountain Mauna Kea is a big part of the Hawaiian history and also a big part of world history. Mauna Kea is a dormant volcano, the last time it says to have erupted was about 4,600 years ago. Since its last eruption Mauna Kea has evolved into more than just a volcano, it has also become home to some of the world 's best telescopes and has also been
The volcano i choose to research goes by the name of Mauna Loa. Mauna Loa translates to “Long Mountain” in the hawaiian language. Mauna is the largest volcano in the world and covers about half of the island. Mauna Loa is also one of the earth 's most active volcanoes, It has erupted about 40 times since its first recorded eruption around 1843 and scientist predict it will erupt again. Mauna Loa is located in Hawaii near Hilo the largest city in Hawaii.
Hawaii Island is the biggest island in the Hawaiian chain with climatic differences over its 7 fundamental areas: Kona, Hilo, Kohala Coast, North Kohala, the Hamakua Coast, Puna and Kau. Hawaii Island is 4,028 sq. miles so enormous truth be told, the other Hawaiian Islands could fit on it almost twice.