Chemired Kaischu Z Ladica Sept 12 2014
9 Jogues Social Studies
Mga Naambag ng Greek
The Greeks invented athletic contests and held them in honour of their gods. The Isthmos game were staged every two years at the Isthmos of Corinth. The Pythian games took place every four years near Delphi. The ...view middle of the document...
The Athenian Acropolis History
Acropolis history is difficult to pin down in its early years, as it disappears into myth and legend. Originally an acropolis was an easily defensible position and was usually the home of the local king or ruler. Although not as important as the centres of Mycenae and Tiryns during the 2C BC, Athens became more important as they lost their influence.
The word 'acropolis' means 'high city' or 'upper part of the city'. Many ancient Greek cities had them, so there is an acropolis at Lindos in Rhodes, for example. But the term has become almost exclusively associated with Athens, so when people say 'the acropolis', you can be sure they are referring to the one at Athens.
Plato was a classical Greek philosopher born 428-7 B.C.E and died in 348-7 B.C.E at the age of 80-81. The trio of Plato, Socrates (his teacher) and Aristotle (his student) they laid the fundamentals of Western philosophy. Along with being a mathematician he was a also a philosopher and a founder of an Academy in Athens, which was first institute which imparted higher end education to students. Socrates has a large influence of his thinking and teachings.