Ancient Greece and Its Influence on Western Society Essay

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Ancient Greek culture had major influences on today’s culture; some of these influences include mathematics, government, art and architecture; they even did research in the field of medicine. Many cultures and religions have adapted their ideas from the ancient Greeks. Without the influences of the ancient Greeks our society wouldn’t be the way it is today. The Greek culture lasted from around 776 BCE to 146 BCE (though it is argued to have begun around 1000 BCE), during this time they invented many technologies and refined old technologies. These things are what caused the ancient Greek culture to be such a powerful influence on western society today.
Ancient Greece was known for its philosophers and mathematicians. The Greeks were
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During the Bronze Age they began building larger houses and larger walls surround them. During the Late Bronze Age, under the influence of Western Asia, and the Minoans on Crete, palaces and big stone tombs began to appear; as well as paved roads, bridges, and dams. During the Greek Dark Ages the palaces were burned and the roads, bridges and dams fell apart. With the beginning of the Iron Age and the Archaic Period in Greece, we began to see a new type of building, the temples of the gods (Greek Architecture). Many structures and buildings built in the past and even nowadays are using ideas from of the Greek’s architectural design. The ancient Greeks have been a blueprint of modern society today, without this culture our society wouldn’t be as nearly as advanced as it is today. Because of this, this culture deserves to be researched and understood. What this culture has done for the world the past, the present and future is taught everyone a lesson. The lesson is; one unknown if you have known of lines against Iran and how to survive because without this culture we would be nothing. Works Cited
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