Citations with the tag: GREECE -- Civilization

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  • A sampling of projects on ancient Greece.
    Beatty, Mary Lou // Humanities; Jul/Aug96, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p32 

    Presents various databases and exhibitions featuring the products of ancient Greek civilization. U.S. Center of the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae's production of five volumes of an illustrated dictionary of classical iconography; Features of the exhibition called Pandora's Box:...

  • The legacy of Athens.
    Beatty, Mary Lou // Calliope; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p32 

    Focuses on the spread of Greek culture to other countries. Spread of the Greek ideas and culture due to invasions of many empires; Origins of English words from Greek roots; Study of Greek philosophers in colleges and universities; Greek myths as basis for many modern works and plays; Greek...

  • The Greek inspiration.
    Bremer, John // World & I; Feb94, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p392 

    Focuses on the ancient Greek civilization and their contributions to the modern civilization. Superiority with languages; Greeks as citizens of the cities; Development of the democratic politics; Concepts of ideal, perfection, the need to strive for excellence, speech, order, and rational...

  • Global time line: The island civilization.
    Rowell, Bear // Mekeel's & Stamps Magazine; 09/11/98, Vol. 183 Issue 11, p18 

    Features the Crete island in Greece. Its civilization and history; Geographical features.

    Rowell, Bear // Archaeology; May/Jun89, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p23 

    Reports on the program designed to develop a database on Greek civilization called Perseus Project. Information about ancient Greeks that will be included in the database; Method of accessing topics in the database; Organizations and individuals behind the project.

    Rowell, Bear // Hesperia Supplements; 2011, Issue 46, p333 

    A bibliography of works referenced in the book "The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Athenian Agora" that includes the books "The Hunt in Ancient Greece," by J. Barringer, "Attic Red-Figured Vases in American Museums," by J. D. Beazley, and "Food in the Ancient...

  • Greek nudes.
    Rowell, Bear // Wilson Quarterly; Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p135 

    Presents the explanation given by classics professor Larissa Bonfante in her article in the September-October 1990 issue of `Archaeology,' on the ancient Greeks admiration for nudity. Initiation of Greek youths into manhood in ceremonies in which they appeared naked; Use of nudity to visually...

  • European History 101.
    Rowell, Bear // National Geographic Traveler; May2013, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p41 

    The article discusses the history of Athens, Greece, and its contribution to Western civilization.

  • Mycenaean.
    Rowell, Bear // Early Civilizations; 1999, p12 

    Describes the Mycenaean civilization which was established in Greece, about 1900 BC.

  • Greek.
    Rowell, Bear // Early Civilizations; 1999, p14 

    Describes the ancient Greek civilization which was established around 800 BC.

    Rowell, Bear // Listy Filologicke; 2012, Vol. 135 Issue 3/4, p467 

    No abstract available.

    Rowell, Bear // Ancient Transportation; 2000, p67 

    Greece, birthplace of great ancient philosophers, writers and artists, is a rugged land. In 338 B.C., Philip of Macedonia conquered the Greek city-states and established Greece as a military power. Greece's strength stemmed in large part from its superior seafaring technology. A Greek poet in...

  • After smashing the Wedgwood.
    Connor, W.R. // American Scholar; Autumn89, Vol. 58 Issue 4, p533 

    Comments on the literary characterization of classical Athens. Treatment of the authors Pericles and Thucydides; Replacing the fantasy image of a perfect Athens with an authentic appraisal; Shift from older to newer patterns of scholarship in the treatment of Pericles; Different views of...

  • The Gifts of Greece.
    Connor, W.R. // School Librarian's Workshop; Apr/May2012, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p1 

    The article presents a lesson plan for seventh through twelfth grades on the history of the ancient Greek civilization, including mythology, the original Olympic Games, and the invention of democracy.

    Connor, W.R. // Encyclopedia of World History; 2001, p74 

    Information on the kingdom of Parthia, of the classical Greek period is presented. It was founded by Arsaces I, a Greek ruler. It is mentioned that the Parthian society was dominated by the elites and had a hieratical nature. It is stated that the Parthians were the followers of the...

    Aleshire, Sara B. // Hesperia; Jul-Sep88, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p253 

    The article focuses on the Athenian Archon of the 3rd century B.C., Hoplon. Hoplon was identified by Eugene Vanderpool in 1971 as an Areopagite member of the Asklepieion commission in 215/4 B.C. and assigned his archonship to 217/6 B.C. The article shows, however, that Hoplon's archonship on the...

  • Alphabetic Literacy and the Revitalization of the Liberal Arts.
    Mulroy, David // Academic Questions; Spring99, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p43 

    Presents an essay about alphabetic literacy. Background of the writing systems that preceded the alphabet; Brief history of Greek civilization; Evidence of the benefits of alphabetic literacy.

  • PLATE 110.
    Mulroy, David // Hesperia; Oct-Dec85, Vol. 54 Issue 4, following p432 

    A photo essay which documents the Byzantine pottery in the area of Akra Sophia, also called Cape Sophia, near the Corinth Canal in Greece is presented.

  • PLATE 111.
    Mulroy, David // Hesperia; Oct-Dec85, Vol. 54 Issue 4, following p432 

    A photo essay which documents the Byzantine pottery in the area of Akra Sophia, also called Cape Sophia, near the Corinth Canal in Greece is presented.

    Sturzo, Luigi // America; 1/5/1946, Vol. 74 Issue 14, p391 

    The article focuses on the author's views with regards to the shifting of the population in Europe. He conveys his agreement to the remarks about men having no rights as a man. He cites the transfer of a million Greeks from Anatiolia to Greece in 1920 wherein nobody opposed Kemal Pasha's action...

  • Greece Pictures.
    Maestas, Annette; Dai Zovi, Lonnie // Ancient Civilizations: Teacher's Resource Book for Differentiate; 2007, p46 

    Several drawings, puzzles and quizzes that depict the ancient civilization in Greece and its influences are presented.

    Maestas, Annette; Dai Zovi, Lonnie // Ancient Communication; 2000, p63 

    Ancient Greece was a great center of learning and communication. The Greeks wrote tragedies, comedies, histories, poems and speeches that modern people still read and enjoy. After years of trading with the Phoenicians, Greek merchants became familiar with the Phoenician alphabet so that around...

    PÉREZ, David GARCÍA // Nova Tellus; 2007, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p373 

    No abstract available.

  • Digitizing Ancient Greece.
    PÉREZ, David GARCÍA // Earthwatch Institute Journal; Jun/Jul2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p52 

    Reports on a project undertaken by researchers Dimitrios Sotiropoulos and Eleni Bampatsouli for the application of digital technology to create a universally accessible profile of Greek archaeology treasures on the web. Factors affecting the physical heritage of ancient civilization;

  • Hellenic Colonies in Ancient Albania.
    Prifti, Peter R. // Archaeology; Jul/Aug86, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p26 

    Studies archaeological evidence on Hellenic colonies in ancient Albania. Operation of Hellenic colonies as an autonomous political entity and organized as a city-state; Evidence that the colonies on Illyrian soil had their period of greatest development from the 4th century to the 2nd century B.C.

  • Factors Influencing Adult Distance Teaching and Learning Processes: The Case of the Open University.
    Gravani, Maria N.; Hatzinikita, Vassilia; Zarifis, George K. // International Journal of Learning; 2012, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p307 

    The paper reports the findings of a research project that seeks to explore and understand adult educators' and learners' experiences and perceptions of distance learning courses in the Open University of Cyprus and the Hellenic Open University. The ultimate aim of the paper is to unveil and...

  • Notices of books.
    Whitaker, G.H. // Journal of Hellenic Studies; 1996, Vol. 116, p181 

    Reviews bibliographical databases on ancient Greek studies. `Gnomon bibliographische Datenbank: internationales Informationssystem fur die klassische Altertumswissenschaft,' by J. Malitz; `Progetto...: banca-dati bibliografici del mondo antico.'

  • Through Grek Eyes (Book Review).
    Hershbell, Jackson P. // LJ: Library Journal; 10/15/1975, Vol. 100 Issue 18, p1920 

    Reviews the book 'Through Greek Eyes: Greek Civilization in the Words of Greek Writers,' by Roger Nichols and Kenneth McLeish.

    Hershbell, Jackson P. // Encyclopedia of World History; 2001, p58 

    Information on the Greeks in Asia Minor is presented. Hittite records mention the Ahhiyawa, who lived in, or raided, western Asia Minor. Various scholars have connected the Ahhiyawa with the Achaeans, Homer's name for the Greeks. Attacks on Cyprus by Attarissyas the Ahhiyawan, reported by the...

    Lewis, James R.; Poggi, Isotta // Astrology Book; 2003, p313 

    An encyclopedia entry for the "history of Western astrology" is presented. The investigation of the heavenly bodies began in the European world at the beginning of Greek civilization. The term "astrology" comes from the Greek astron, meaning star, and logos, meaning study. Berosus, a Chaldean...

  • Ancient Greece Timeline.
    McGill, Sara Ann // Ancient Greece Timeline; 2009, p1 

    Presents a chronology of significant events in the history of ancient Greece, from 6000 BC to 476 AD. Highlights of the Bronze Age, including the Mycenaean Period; Details of the Trojan War; Rise of the Greek city-state; Development of the Greek religious pantheon during the Archaic Period;...

  • Contacts between Jewish and Indo-Tibetan civilizations through the ages.
    Katz, Nathan // Judaism; Winter94, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p46 

    Comments on the lack of memory about the linkages between the Golden Age of Greece, of the Buddha and of Isaiah. The Greeks' knowledge about the Buddha and other Indian philosophic schools; Legends shared between the Buddha and King Solomon; Sanskrit words found in Hebrew scripture; Evidence...

  • History.
    Katz, Nathan // Greece Country Review; 2001/2002, p10 

    Looks at the political history of Greece. First inhabitants dating back to the Paleolithic period; Factors which influenced the growth of the Greek civilization; Establishment of city-states; Colonization of Greece by countries including Macedonia and Rome; Collapse of the Byzantine Empire;...

    Katz, Nathan // World Almanac for Kids; 2004, p222 

    The article presents information about the history of the Olympic Games. The first Olympics were held in Greece more than 2,500 years ago. In 776 bc they featured just one event--a footrace. Boxing, wrestling, chariot racing, and the pentathlon (which consists of five different events) came...

    Tracy, Stephen V. // Hesperia; Jul-Sep88, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p249 

    The article focuses on epigraphical fragments found in the Athenian Agora in Greece during a study of hands in Attic inscriptions of 229 to 86 B.C. They include the Agora I 560 and I 6127, which may be recognized from their lettering, moldings, marble, and texts as belonging to the same ephebic...

    Tracy, Stephen V. // Greece (1-4222-0049-3); 2005, p18 

    The article offers information on the history and government of Greece. The country's history is important to the history of the world. Greek culture influenced the later Roman Empire, which in turn directly affected Western Europe and the Americas. Democracy has continued to thrive in Greece....

  • The Greek Temples of Sicily.
    Bianchi, Robert S. // Archaeology; Mar/Apr84, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p26 

    Explains that the ancient Greek temples in Sicily, Italy reflect how the Greeks adapted the architectural idiom of their homeland to the cult needs of the colonial cities of Segesta and Selinunte. Height of the entablature in relation to the columns; Curvature of the stylobate and architrave of...

  • Letter From Crete.
    Evans, James Allan // Contemporary Review; Mar1999, Vol. 274 Issue 1598, p132 

    Talks about the civilization in Crete, Greece. Information on the book `Crete, 1941, Eyewitnesses' edited by Costas Hadjipateras and Maria Fafalios; Disciple of Sir Arthur Evans who discovered the prehistoric civilization of Crete.

    Coupe, Robert // People from the Past; 2003, p16 

    Greece became a very important country in the ancient world about 2,500 years ago. Knowledge of the ancient Greeks has influenced the development of mathematics, architecture, and art. The first Olympic Games were held in ancient Greece. Schools in ancient Greece were run by private teachers....

    Coupe, Robert // Skeptic; 2010, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p73 

    The article discusses the origin of the idea about griffins, the four-footed birds with legs and claws similar to those of a lion. The griffin idea started two hundred years before the existence of philosopher Socrates in Greece. Greek poet Aristeas discovered the belief of the Scythian tribes...

  • Symbols in Art.
    Carroll, Colleen // Arts & Activities; Sep2006, Vol. 140 Issue 1, p27 

    The article discusses symbols and their use in art. Symbols can represent ideas, concepts, doctrines and feelings. Symbols can have powerful meaning and evoke strong emotion, such as the crucifix in Christianity or the Star of David in Judaism. The use of symbols in art can be found in every...

  • Greece, part 1.
    Brasher, Stephen // New Statesman; 6/21/2010, Vol. 139 Issue 5006, p58 

    The article discusses the involvement of British political figures with Greece and Greek culture including Arthur Hall, a member of parliament who first translated Homer's "Iliad," from French to English, William Ewart Gladstone, a prime minister and a serious Homeric scholar, and Hugh...

    Sharpes, Donald K. // Sacred Bull, Holy Cow; 2006, p69 

    Chapter 4 of the book "Sacred Bull, Holy Cow" is presented. It cites the discovery of Mycenaean art pieces dating from about 1,400 BCE, illustrating the popularity of bull sport from an age when metal-working and engraving were considered a high art form. It explores the myths about cows and...

  • The Earliest Communication System in the Aegean.
    Panagiotakis, Nikos; Panagiotaki, Marina; Sarris, Apostolos // Electryone; 2013, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p13 

    A communication system based on fire signals was identified in Crete by the field archaeologist Nikos Panagiotakis, during an archaeological survey he conducted in the Pediada region in central Crete (from 1982 to 1989), covering more than 800 sq. km. The Pediada lies between the Bronze Age...

  • New angle on Pythagorian origins of science.
    Panagiotakis, Nikos; Panagiotaki, Marina; Sarris, Apostolos // New Scientist; 7/14/90, Vol. 127 Issue 1725, p23 

    Reports that the ancient Greeks may have been the first scientists. Evidence of Pythagoras using the experimental method in exploring musical notes; Research by Andrew Dimarogonas.

  • Mysteries of Minoan Crete.
    Basile, Joseph J. // Calliope; May/Jun92, Vol. 2 Issue 5, p5 

    Describes the Minoan civilization in the island of Crete in Greece; Archaeological discoveries of Greek civilizations; Profile on Crete; Arthur Evans' discovery of Minoan culture; Disappearance of Minoan civilization.

  • The American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
    Basile, Joseph J. // Calliope; Nov/Dec94, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p35 

    Features the American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Greece. Founding of the school in 1881 by classicists from nine American universities; Giving graduate students and scholars opportunity to study Greek civilization in Greece; Activities in of the school.

  • Greek Civilization.
    Basile, Joseph J. // American Artist; Oct1957, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p12 

    The article reviews the book "Greek Civilization," by André Bonnard.

  • Presencia de los clásicos en el teatro novohispano.
    Maldonado, Germán Viveros // Nova Tellus; 2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p159 

    The aim of this paper is to point out that the ancient Greco-Roman classical culture constitutes a fundamental precedent to the current Mexican one from different perspectives: the literary, the scientific, the philosophical, the historical and the legal ones. From this huge scenery, we have...

    Irigoyen Troconis, Martha Patricia // Nova Tellus; 2011, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p363 

    No abstract available.

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