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THEOI GREEK MYTHOLOGY, Exploring Mythology & the Greek Gods in Classical Literature & Art

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Greek Mythology, the Greek Gods, Heroes & Fabulous Creatures : Illustrated biographies of characters from Greek mythology & religion, with quotes from classical texts and pictures from ancient art.

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Classical Mythology & More: A Reader Workbook | Ancient Greek Art

From Dr. Seuss books in Latin to Plato's Apology, Bolchazy-Carducci's titles help readers learn about ancient Rome and Greece; the Latin and ancient Greek languages are alive and well with titles like Cicero's De Amicitia ...


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creativity and healing

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The fourth day of the month was sacred to Hermes, for that was his day of birth. Likewise the fourth day of the week (Wednesday) was named after him (in Greek it was called Hermes' day, in Latin Mercurius' day, and in ...

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Lions in Ancient Greece - Plato's Academy, a blog about everything Greek

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Lions in Ancient Greece - Plato's Academy, a blog about everything Greek - http://t.co/zmUmcQc


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The importance of olive oil in Ancient Greece

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Olive trees were sacred in ancient Greece. Olive oil was highly appreciated for its medicinal properties, combined with healing herbs. (RT @CatCora_Kitchen: RT @CatCora_Kitchen: Do you know the connection between the Olympic games and Olive Oil?

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The ancient theatres of western Greece

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During antiquity, at least half a dozen theaters in the Aitoloakarnania district in western Greece used to attract crowds thirsting for drama performances. Today most of them, along with surrounding archaeological sites, lie largely unattended; some have not even been excavated at all.


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Marxist Theory of Art: The Iliad

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Reinventing their past, the Romans took the Trojan character Aeneas and showed him journeying to Italy after the Trojan War to found Rome in their own great epic, Virgil's Aeneid. The Iliad ...

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12 Words and Phrases We Get From Greek Mythology | Amy Leigh ...

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This word comes from the Greek mythological creature, the Harpy. Harpies were birds with the heads of beautiful women (though in later mythology they were confused with other creatures and became hideous women).

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The Ancient Olympic Games « MasterAdrian's Weblog

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The Olympics were a celebration of the almighty Zeus, the powerful King of the ancient Greek Gods. As in the ... There are two main tales or myths that describe the founding of the Olympics, both occurring in Olympia, Greece.

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Women and Men in Homer | Ancient Greece History

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Self-evident as it appears, how we understand the specific roles of women and men in the archaic Greek world depends entirely on how we reconstruct Greek societies of the period.


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Ancient Greece

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The ancient Greece (mainly the Athenians) were a singular people. They deemed that individuals ought to be free once they acted inside the laws of Greece. (Ancient Greece: The ancient Greece (mainly the Athenians) were a singular people.

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Always ready for battle

Kristine Rapisura's curator insight, March 1, 2014 2:00 AM

The part where it talks about religion, government, and clothing were interesting as it showed how their culture was presented and diverse than others.