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  • The Greek civilization began somewhere between 1900 and 1600 BC, however it reached its peak between the 5th and 4th centuries. The impact of accomplishments and contributions made by this civilization is still visible today. Even the civilizations like the Romans of the past and the western societies of the today have copied many aspects of the Greek civilization.
  • Me standing near a Corinthian order pillar top.
  • The Parthenon was once one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the almost perfect building in its day (447 - 432 BCE). It was the temple built to honor the Greek goddess Athena on the hilltop overlooking Athens.
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    • 1. By Sana Amin
      Ancient Greece
    • 2.
    • 3. Religion
      Zeus - King of the godsGod of the Sky and Thunder
      Found in 1670 in Smyrna (now İzmir in Turkey), the statue was brought to Louis XIV and restored as a Zeus ca 1686 by Pierre Granier, who added the arm raising the thunderbolt. Marble, middle 2nd century CE. Louvre Museum, Paris, France
    • 4. Religion
      Statue of Poseidon god of the sea and earthquakes at Copenhagen Port
    • 5. Statue of Artemis the Greek goddess of the haunt , wilderness and of the Moon also twin sister of the god Apollo.This statue is the Diana of Versailles, a Roman copy of a Greek sculpture by Leochares. Found in Italy currently located in the Louvre museum in Paris.
      Religion
    • 6. Religion
      Statue of the Greek goddess of Wisdom and craftsmanship , Athena . This marble Greek copy signed "Antiokhos" is a first century BC copy of Phidias' fifth-century original that stood on the Acropolis.
    • 7. Art and Architecture
    • 8.
    • 9. Parthenon
      The Parthenon was once one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the almost perfect building in its day (447 - 432 BCE). It was the temple built to honor the Greek goddess Athena on the hilltop overlooking Athens.
       
       
    • 10. Government
    • 11. The Greeks have contributed a lot to the modern society, in the terms of architecture style and civic structure. Many famous building such as White House and Palaces have pillars similar the ionic order. The Spartans were best soldier but were tightly controlled similar to that of communism. Athenians gave us the modern day democratic style of governance.
      However Greeks will always be remembered for their fascinating mythology.
      Conclusion
    • 12. http://www.usborne.com/images/covers/eng/max_covers/ancientgreece.jpg
      http://www.greek-recipe.com/images/articles/ancient1.jpg
      http://www.ancientsculpturegallery.com/images/222.jpg
      http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Athens-ancient-greece-585514_1278_958.jpg
      http://www.greek-islands.us/ancient-greece/ancient-greek-jewels/ancient-greek-bracelet.jpg
      http://www.ancientresource.com/images/greek/greek_coins/athens/athenstets_lot01.jpg
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Diane_de_Versailles_Leochares.jpg
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jupiter_Smyrna_Louvre_Ma13.jpg
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Poseidon_sculpture_Copenhagen_2005.jpg
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Athena_Parthenos_Altemps_Inv8622.jpg
      Bibliography
    • 13. http://shs.westport.k12.ct.us/hisherstory/Parthenon.jpg
      http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/1492640/2/istockphoto_1492640-doric-ionic-corinthian-columns.jpg
      http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/art/pottery/pictures/exekias.jpg
      http://chalk.richmond.edu/education/projects/webunits/greecerome/Greecegovt1.html
      Bibliography

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