Monarchy, tyranny, aristocracy, oligarchy and democracy are all forms of government the ruled the different polies in Ancient Greece. Monarchy as a form of government in Ancient Greece was the idea that a successor from a line of leaders and men in power could rule over the land. In the Greek world, however, monarchies were rare and were often only distinguished from a tyranny when the hereditary ruler was more benevolent and ruled in the genuine interest of his people
Hector is the hero from troy and in Greece the hero is Achilles. Hector and Achilles fit the characteristics for the epic hero and they are. Both men know that they will someday that they will die in battle. Even though they had their differences and they were enemies they were both an epic hero in their own country. In addition, these are some characteristic to defined a epic hero between Hector and Achilles because they are both an epic hero but, mostly Hector he fits most on the characteristics of the epic hero.
In the book called The Odyssey by Homer, it mainly follows the story of a king of a village called Ithaca, hundreds of years ago-This man, is named Odysseus. Odysseus goes through many adventures after the victory of the Trojan War. However, this is where Odysseus, is not being as strong as a great war hero and a king as he should be. Although Odysseus was seen as a very strong person, physically and mentally, he lacks the appreciation and the care of his crew throughout the trials and didn’t think through many of his actions thoroughly and how they would affect not only his crew but people around him. At various times throughout the story, mainly through the trials, Odysseus made many decisions and forced his crew to go through many potentially lethal situations without preparing his own crew, or situations that were just a waste of time.
Leonidas’ background is very interesting, considering what his name means and who is in his lineage. A very long time ago in Ancient Sparta the young warrior ,Leonidas, was born specifically in the year, “510 B.C.E” and sadly met his tragic death on “August 20, 480 B.C.E” (“Leonidas 487). Leonidas’ name suited him well because his name meant “lion-like” and, he put that name to the test in his eight years ruling as King from “488 B.C. to 480 B.C.” (“Biography King Leonidas”). Leonidas was set up for his Kingship because his dad was also a King.
Early Greek historian and essayist, Plutarch, known for his accounts of prominent leaders, orators, and statesmen of Ancient Greece, wrote The Life of Lycurgus. In The Life of Lycurgus, Lycurgus, the lawgiver of Ancient Sparta, was responsible for the laws that made Sparta one of the prominent city-states of Greece. His distinct regulations allowed Spartan women to have a sense of independence, which was an unconventional practice to the Athenians and other Greeks. Plutarch even goes so far as to say, “He [Lycurgus] freed them from softness and sitting in the shade and all female habits…” (Plutarch, 2nd Cent. A.D.).
Ancient Sparta has often been referred to as one of the most dominant military forces in history. During Sparta’s time of dominance, Spartan forces employed tactics of intimidation and sovereignty. Spartan soldiers dedicated their lives to training and preparing for battle, enabling them to create a fierce, dominant military. Sparta used their military for both protection and conquering, maintaining a stable economy and civilization. The Spartan military was able to dominate for so long because of superior military tactics, extensive training and discipline and advanced weaponry and armor, and intimidation and help from the gods.
The Trojans assumed that they had fled and left a peace offering because there was not a Greek in sight. They took the horse inside, only to find that it was filled with Greek soldiers.Troy was doomed. Who won the war? After ten long years,the Greeks won the war. The odysseus were the ones to come up with a plan to finish the war.
In medieval history, a knight was an armed and mounted warrior belonging to the elite class of nobility, today it refers to a person who has been given a royal recognition. Knighthood training was a long and rigorous process, and began at an early age, when a basic education and good manners were taught right at home. At the end of their knight training, the knight would pledge service to a king in military service. Essentially this meant that the knight was a military officer; in feudalism, this term denoted not only a position of nobility, but also in a rank of a landlord. This essay will discuss many different aspects of knights, including training, feudalism, and their creation and decline.
Like the myth says, the god Poseidon was the second son of Cronus and Rhea but like his brothers and sisters he was later swallowed by his father, but later saved by Zeus. The Greek god Poseidon was an important character in the movie The Odyssey, Poseidon was the god of the sea,earthquakes and horses.In the movie the Odyssey, Poseidon allowed Odysseus and his men to sail across his ocean. Poseidon was helped Odysseus and his men fight the Trojan War because they built the Trojan horse to represent Poseidon, until Odysseus was ungrateful of Poseidon helping them win the Trojan War, so Poseidon wants to show him a lesson; no man is capable of doing things without the gods. Not only was Odysseus ungrateful about him helping them win in the Trojan war
The author uses these many facts to support their claim so as to create a scholarly and accurate argument. The History Staff explains Julius Caesar’s life before his many achievements and the beginning of the First Triumvirate. Julius Caesar was born into a patrician, noble family “and was the nephew of another famous Roman general, Marius” (History.com Staff). After his Uncle Marius died, his life was in danger. To resolve his problem, he began his political and military career by working with Pompey the Great and Crassus.