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
Religion Statue of Poseidon god of the sea and earthquakes at Copenhagen Port
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
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.
Art and Architecture
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.
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