Name: Mohammed Alkhaldi Instructor: Brett McCormick Exam 1 The Peloponnesian War The Peloponnesian War occurred between the years from 431 to 404 BC. It was a historical ancient Greek war which was fought in Athens by Athenians and its entire empire against Sparta which led the Peloponnesian League. In order to fully understand the causes of the war, it is important first to know the principle parties that were involved in the war. The Peloponnesian War involved two principle groups which were the Peloponnesian states, Sparta and Athens. There were other small parties which were involved in the war either aiding the Spartans or the Athenians such as the city states of Sicily, Attica, Corinth and Thebes.
She tries to be careful, but she stills ends up on the floor everyday. She is very organized and very good at school. She lives in a little house in Scarville with her mom, sister, and brother, but she spends most of her time at school. She is always studying or practicing for her sports. Usually before games she makes sure to get an extra practice in before she goes home.
I put in as much effort as I can when it comes to practicing at home, training in class, or even when I'm doing leadership every Saturday. At school, I also try to do my best. I do my homework, study for tests, participate in sports such as Volleyball and Basketball, and get the best grades I can. I think it's really important for everyone, not just black belts, to know these three areas of a black belt champion, and how we can act our
Later on we learn about what life was like for the people of Troy and Greece and learn what caused the start of the war. One of the main causes of the war was the kidnapping of Helen of Troy. This likely caused Greece to want to defeat and conquer Troy. Strauss also gives us insight into the variety of different weapons and armory that was used to protect both sides. Since this took place during the Bronze Age some of the armory used included bronze breastplates, arrowheads, and chariots.
The breathtaking Metopes featuring the epic battles of the gods, the Frieze a detailed sculpture displaying a procession of Greeks, and was built to house the magnificent statue of Athena adorned in gold. The Parthenon was built was that the leader at the time, Pericles. Pericles wanted to show the power and wealth of Athens. In
Northern Greece had been conquered by Persians. Later, in The Battle of Salamis, general Themistocles lured the Persian fleet into the narrowest entry to the Bay of Salamis and because the Persians were unable to deploy their numerous ships, the Athenians won in a decisive victory. A year later after the defeat at the Bay of Salamis, the Spartans had defeated the Persians in the land Battle of Plataea. The wars that the Greeks had won, made them realize their distinguishing attribute, that they could defeat the most powerful military powers. After the Battle of Plataea, the Delian League was founded.
Plato an ancient Greek philosopher, whose philosophical work influenced the founding of western thought. Born in 427 B.C in the town of Athens, during the time of the Peloponnesian War Plato witness the collapse of Athenian democracy and emergence of an Oligarchy, establish by the Spartan. The repressive system of government was known as the “the thirty” the thirty were elected officials who managed all of Athens affairs. However, the end result of the thirty was repressive governing for the Athenian people who were accustom to democracy. This was one major event, that had a profound impact on Plato life, due to the unjust ruling placed upon the Athenian people, by 403 B.C democracy was restored once again and Plato had an interest in politics, however, at 399 B.C Plato teacher Socrates was trailed and executed to death.
He enjoyed every type of victory that could be had except for one that he thought would be stolen. Alexander had a chance to destroy the Persian army with a surprise attack but decided to wait until they were prepared for battle, so it could be a well-earned victory. He also decided to dedicate a city in Egypt to himself, which was called Alexandria. This doesn’t have anything to do with the revenge for the Persian Invasion but instead it proves that Alexander wanted to be remembered by all cultures in the years to come. Alexander’s successes were numerous, and he had only faced extreme resistance a handful of times before he met the Scythians.
Olympics: Today vs. Ancient Greece So far, Ancient Greece is one of the biggest empires in the world. Ancient Greece is known as its Olympics. The origins of the Olympics recorded in the 8th century BC. The following text will mention about the Ancient sports that were competing in Greece and the differences between Today's Olympics and Ancient Greece's Olympics.
His appeal as a fascinating historical character through his ambitious nature and popularity amongst the people will first be examined, followed by a discussion on how Caesar achieved his prominent position in history resulting from his contributions to and expansion of Roman society and the nature of his assassination. Thereafter, the historical presence of Julius Caesar will be compared to that of King Henry V of England, through their shared aristocratic family