In Greek mythology Olympus was regarded as the
"home" of the Twelve Olympian gods of the ancient
Greek world. It formed itself after the gods defeated
the Titans in the Titan War, and soon the palace was
inhabited by the gods. It is the setting of many Greek
Athens was the Crete had always played an important part in the history of The Mediterranean Sea
largest city in Greece, and
Sparta had two kings. One king might stay at home,
Greece and it is worth to was
controlled a region called Attica. Athens mention that the island had madewas an important part
while the other was away fighting battles. Fighting
a beautiful and its appearance vivid in many aspects of the Mediterraneanof the Greeks because
busy city. People came to
battles was what the Spartans did best. Greeks said
the city from all and the Greek culture, even in the Greek mythology.
over Greece, and from other
the were known as
that in a battle one Spartan was worth several other
They developed a great
countries, to study and to trade. The city'surban planning system with
traders and the
men. The Spartans spent so much time training for
cisterns, paths, walls and sewage system. Their kings would Mediterranean sea was
most famous building was the temple called
battle that they would have starved
live a luxurious life hill called
the Parthenon. It stood on a rockyin nice palaces and would frequently
the most important way
without slaves called helots. The helots worked on
organize festivals. All citizens
the Acropolis. Inside the Parthenon stood a participated in these festivals, of trading for them.
the Spartans' farms. They grew the food for the
which also included shows with bulls. That is why the bull is
statue of the city's protectorSpartan soldiers and their families.
goddess Athena. symbol of the Minoan civilization.
Greece is located on the southeast end of Europe. It was on
land near the Mediterranean Sea. Greece is located among
mountains and hills, surrounded by Mediterranean Sea and
limited rich soil. In our map Greece is the center of everything.
Mainland Greece is a mountainous land almost completely
surrounded by the Mediterranean Sea. Greece has more
than 1400 islands. The country has mild winters and long, hot
and dry summers. Greek cities were founded around the
Black Sea, North Africa, Italy, Sicily, France and Spain.
The equivalence of the scale is to 100 km, but this logically depends on the
size of the map.
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Pegasus is part of the mythological
story of the Greeks. Pegasus was son of
Poseidon and Medusa. A lot of legends
revolve around this mythological creature.
Zeus, in the Greek mythology, was the
greatest god of them all. He was consider
the gods of gods and he lived in the
Socrates was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as
one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic
figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers,
especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon and the
plays of his contemporary Aristophanes.
One of the main characteristics of the countries that are
around the water area of Mediterranean Sea is the
presence of olive-trees. In ancient Greece, olive-tree
was well known for its benefits and useful nesses as it
arises from pot and wall paintings in Crete and mainland
Greece. In the Greek mythology olive-tree is met as an
extremely useful tree not only for its fruit but also for its
In Greek society, horses were highly valued for several
reasons. The main reason rested with the fact that horses
represented wealth. With good pasture so expensive,
horses remained a symbol of wealth throughout all of
Greek history. They were used mainly for the “essentially
upper-class pastimes of hunting and racing in peacetime
and for cavalry service during wartime.”
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