Plato:Plato A Greek philosopher. Plato was born around May 21 in 428 or 427 B.C. He saw tripartite structures in the world around him. His social structure theory had a governing class, warriors, and workers. He thought the human soul contained reason, spirit, and
Aristotle:Aristotle A Greek philosopher. Aristotle was born in the 384-322 B.C.E. A student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. Aristotle was student of Plato
Tragedies: The first type they invented was the tragedy. Intragedies, one or more major characters always suffered a disastrousend.Comedies: Comedies were invented next. In comedies, plays alwayshad a happy end.Satires: Satires were plays that made fun of mortal legends and of realpeople. In ancient Greece, you did not poke fun at the gods - not in aplay, not in real life, not ever. But you could poke fun at your leaders. Andthat was uniquely Greek. Satires in ancient Greece were often political innature, and could indeed affect peoples opinions about current events.
The Greek alphabet is over 2500 years old. People living in Greecetoday use this alphabet to make words, just as we use our alphabetto make words. The Greeks traded with the Phoenicians. When theysaw the Phoenicians writing things down, they thought that wasvery clever. The Greeks could easily see the usefulness of a writtenlanguage.They changed the Phoenician alphabet a bit to suit themselves. Forone thing, they added vowels. The Greek alphabet was the firstalphabet to include vowels.One of the many gifts we received from ancient Greece wasour alphabet with vowels. The word "alphabet" is a made-up wordthat combines the first two letters of the Greek alphabet - alpha andbeta - alphabet. Like the ancient Greeks before us, we made somechanges. We changed the look of the letters. We changed the waywe said the letters out loud. Over time, we even changed the orderof the letters. In our English alphabet, the first three letters areABC. In the Greek alphabet, the first three letters are ABG