Ancient-greece Sentence Examples
The supreme orographic importance of this great Central Asian mountain system was recognized in a fashion even by the geographers of ancient Greece.
The way that music in Ancient Greece is integrated into a seamless whole with other social activities has considerable philosophical ramifications.
Here you find articles in the encyclopedia about people from Ancient Greece.
Such an arrangement clearly obtained in several of the agricultural states on ancient Greece.
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It is believed that the ultimate origin of the constellation figures and names is to be found in the corresponding systems in vogue among the primitive civilizations of the Euphrates valley - the Sumerians, Accadians and Babylonians; that these were carried westward into ancient Greece by the Phoenicians, and to the lands of Asia Minor by the Hittites, and that Hellenic culture in its turn introduced them into Arabia, Persia and India.
This type of argument is called syllogism and dates back to ancient Greece.
Similarly, " the classics" is a synonym for the choicest products of the literature of ancient Greece and Rome.
And while wrestling bouts and athletic training in ancient Greece would have been naked here we get false modesty.
The vines that grow so well in France today may have been imported from ancient Greece.Advertisement
You can study the history behind the games, both in ancient Greece and in contemporary politics.
Goat cheese was mentioned as far back as classical times, when Homer referred to the sheep and goat milk that was turned into cheese in the caves of Ancient Greece.
Created from clay and love, Diana was given life by the Gods of Ancient Greece as a boon to Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons for her centuries of devotion.
Hippolyta led her Amazons from war and slavery in Ancient Greece to an island they dubbed Themyscira.
There cannot be any doubt that 4 Similarly in ancient Greece.Advertisement
At the opposite pole stood ancient Greece.
These are attributed to a Kamakura sculptor of the 8th or 9th century, and in simple and realistic dignity of pose and grand lines of composition are worthy of comparison with the works of ancient Greece.
Deriving from his birthplace the culture, literary and philosophical, of Magna Graecia, and having gained the friendship of the greatest of the Romans living in that great age, he was of all the early writers most fitted to be the medium of conciliation between the serious genius of ancient Greece and the serious genius of Rome.
His theory of representing history by sculpture is thoroughly in accord with that of ancient Greece.
We now turn to the priesthood as we find it in ancient Greece and Italy.Advertisement
As the temples of ancient Greece partly served the purposes of banks in which precious objects could be securely deposited, so the form of a small Doric chapel was a natural one for the " treasurehouse " to assume.
In its own age, chivalry rested practically, like the highest civilization of ancient Greece and Rome, on slave labour; 9 and if many of its 8 Dallaway's Heraldry, p. 303.
In spite of the exacting and severe routine of the Round Hill school, Bancroft contributed frequently to the North American Review and to Walsh's American Quarterly; he also made a translation of Heeren's work on The Politics of Ancient Greece.
There is, perhaps, nothing in the history of medieval Europe which so closely resembles a voice from ancient Greece as the reply of the nobles and the whole communitas of Scotland to the pope (parliament of Aberbrothock, 6th of April 1320).
He introduced a new standard of accuracy in the cartography of ancient Greece.Advertisement
In ancient Greece the most striking tendency of political development was the maintenance of separate city states, each striving for absolute autonomy, though all spoke practically the same language and shared to some extent in the same traditions, interests and dangers.
In ancient Greece we find similar examples of the evil effects of usury, and a law of bankruptcy resting on slavery.
It was only natural, considering the evils produced by usury in ancient Greece and Rome, that philosophers should have tried to give an a priori explanation of these abuses.
Here, as in ancient Greece and Rome, it is the practice to admit young fish from the sea by sluices, into artificial enclosures or "viviers," and to keep them there until they are large enough to be used.