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2,646 words, approx. 9 pages
In ancient Greece there were many different settlements being formed. They were called poleis. This translates to "city-state", however many of them were nothing more than a small village or town... Read more
2,431 words, approx. 9 pages
Women in classical Athens could not have had an extremely enjoyable experience, if we rely on literary sources concerning the roles of women within the Greek polis. The so-called Athenian democracy on... Read more
1,094 words, approx. 4 pages
The age of Greece was a wonderful time for immense accomplishments and discoveries in science, literature, art, language, philosophy, and many other fields of knowledge. Even the alphabet that we use ... Read more
803 words, approx. 3 pages
Greece... what a place! The Greeks were one of the very few people that had a writing system in times so primitive. They were also a people that had a very powerful military force, or at least one tha... Read more
709 words, approx. 3 pages
When studying classical Athens, there are many things which must be considered when looking at the evidence in order to get as balanced a view as possible. However, there are many things beyond our c... Read more
487 words, approx. 2 pages
Athens and Sparta were the two strongest city-states in ancient Greece. This essay will compare and contrast everything from Athenian duties for the polis to the harsh treatment of Spartan children. T... Read more
415 words, approx. 2 pages
Athens was the laboratory of democracy and democratic law. It was the birthplace of the democracy we have in America today. Although the original ideas of democracy came from Athens, it was never a tr... Read more