Category: Ancient Greek

Plato and Aristotle are among the most influential Greek philosophers of our time. Both have made equal contribution to Ancient Greek History by putting forth theories that can impact every aspect of our lives today. One theory in particular in which Plato and Aristotle studied is the theory of the soul. The soul is said to be one of the trickiest areas of study in…

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The Greek Hero vs. The Anglo-Saxon Hero The hero stands as an archetype of who we should be and who we wish to be. However, the hero has inherent flaws which we do not wish to strive towards. In literature, these flaws are not used as examples of what we should be but rather as examples of what not to be. This is especially dominant…

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Religion term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

Religion912 There are many different cultures and religions in this world. I was assigned to attend a different denomination church then my own. I attended St.Nick s liturgy. St.Nick s is a Greek Orthodox Church. When I went to this liturgy, it was their Easter celebration. This liturgy was a whole new thing to me. The first thing that was very strange was the time…

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The Greek Orthodox ChurchThe Greek Orthodox Church is one of the three major branches of Christianity, which “stands in today’s society as one of the communities created by the apostles of Jesus in the region of the eastern Mediterranean, and which spread by missionary activity throughout Eastern Europe” (Meyendorff 5). The word orthodox comes from Greek, meaning right believing. Currently the orthodox religion has more…

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Role of Greek Gods In the Illiad With our view of God, it can sometimes be difficult to comprehend the actions and thinking of the Greek deities. The Christian God does not tend to take such an active role in the affairs of people’s lives, where, on the other hand, the Greeks regarded direct involvement by the gods as a daily, uncontrollable part of life….

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The Iliad term paper

Posted by July 26, 2016

When analyzing the Greek work the Iliad, Homer procures an idealistic hero with an internal conflict, which questions the values of his society and the Greek Heroic Code. The Greek Heroic Code includes respect, honor, and requirements to procure an exorbitant image. To be considered a Greek hero you must meet the perquisites and fulfill all of the aspects of the code. Achilleus was deemed…

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Role of Greek Gods In the Illiad- With our view of God, it can sometimes be difficult to comprehend the actions and thinking of the Greek deities. The Christian God does not tend to take such an active role in the affairs of people’s lives, where, on the other hand, the Greeks regarded direct involvement by the gods as a daily, uncontrollable part of life….

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The Role of Gods and Goddesses in the Fate and Destiny of Characters in Homer s The Iliad Homer s The Iliad is an epic poem written about the events that transpired during the war between the Achaians and Trojans and the fates of the warriors and civilians. What is Fate? Britannica.com defines fate as an inevitable and often adverse outcome, condition, or end. Homer…

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With our view of God, comprehending the actions and thinking of the Greek deities can sometimes be difficult. The Christian God does not take such an active role in the affairs of people’s lives, where, the Greeks regarded direct involvement by the gods as a uncontrollable part of life. Naturally, divine intervention was a major variable in the equation of Homer’s Iliad. Zeus, as the…

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The Olympic Athlete I always have respected Olympic athletes, for they spend all their time training. Victorious athletes were professionals in the sense that they lived off the glory of their achievement ever afterwards. Their hometowns might reward them with: free meals for the rest of their lives, honorary appointments, or leadership positions in the community. The victors were memorialized in statues and also in…

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