Welcome to Ancient Greece. On this web- site you will learn about this ancient civilization in an easy and exciting way. This web-site has information that is both educational and interesting. Find out facts about games that were played long ago, ancient wars, the Greek’s gods and goddesses, and their way of building temples and other structures. You will also learn about the slaves Greece had, famous Greek people, and the Greek Wonders, which are a few of the Seven Wonders of the World.
festivals were very important to the culture and the people. The ancient
festivals are similar to the sports we have today, but they are also different.
The Ancient Olympics are one of these festivals. The Ancient Olympics are where
our Olympics originated from. Like the Ancient Olympics, women had their own
type of Olympics since they couldn’t compete in the actual Olympic games, only
for men. The Isthmian, Nemean, and Pythian games were a smaller version of the
Olympics, because there were fewer games to compete in. Visit the ancient
festivals section and learn many interesting facts about ancient games.
There were many wars in Ancient Greece. Many of them played an important role in the Greece history but the three main ones that played the biggest part in the Greeks history was the Trojan, Persian, and the Peloponnesian Wars. In this paper you will learn what these wars did and why they were important in the Greeks history.
Do you believe in a god? Well, the Greeks did and they had many gods. They had at least 50!! Their gods were very creative. They did lots of unbelievable stuff. Some gods are just weird like Athena, she came out of Zeus' head. No wonder she was smart!
Although these gods may seem real, they are not. They are just beliefs.
In Ancient times their was slavery like there was in the United States a long time ago. Well in this paper you will find out how people became slaves, how much slaves coasted, their jobs, how many slaves were there in Ancient Greece, their rights, how they got free from slavery, and how they were treated.
Some of the buildings the Ancient Greeks constructed more than a millennium ago are still standing today. Some of their structures are so beautiful they are considered a few of the 7 wonders of the world. They built their buildings with the three orders, Ionic, Doric, and Corinthian. The Corinthian order was used by the Greeks much, but it was used by the Romans. Find out why and much more when you visit the architecture section.
How do we know about great people in the past? We can only find out if people write about them or write a biography about them. In this section, we have written biographies to three of the many great people we know- Plato, Aristotle, and Alexander the Great.
The Greek Wonders were a few of the Seven Wonders of the World. They were buildings like statues, temples, and tombs. These structures were very big and beautiful. Most of their famous buildings were destroyed many years ago, but people say that they still look beautiful in ruins. Learn more about these ancient wonders that were built by the Greeks many years ago.