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Culture of The Ancient Greek!

Shamim Al Mamun    Apr.08, 2015    2 Comments

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The culture of ancient Greek

The oldest and literate culture is the culture of ancient Greek. The people of ancient Greece were famous for their heroism. The people of the Greece were so civilized. Their civilization had come from the Byzantine, the Roman and the Ottoman empires. However, their contribution to the science and philosophy is an inevitable part of today’s scientific life.

Culture of the ancient Greece
The Greece was the beginner of the civilization. The ancient Greek enriched their art, religion, dance, music, literature philosophy and science. They were different from other their life style. The men of Greece were famous for their heroism. They could sacrifice their life to conserve their reputation. They felt proud of their culture. Not only that, the world astonished at their wisely activities.

Culture of the ancient Greece

Culture of the ancient Greece

The days about what I’m talking are now in endless sleep. But the heritage of the Greek is the onlooker of the new civilization. The new science is based on the ancient knowledge of the Greek.

Greek Art and Education

The Greek were especially creative in all sections of the knowledge. They had high performance in strategy. They were great warriors at the same great lover for their nation. The do did believe to protect their nation. Even they could sacrifice their life with a smiling face to save their country.

greek-warriors

Greek-warriors

They invented the architect art. Even the modern civil architect the follow the documentaries. It can be said that Greek is the father of the today’s architecture. They had many documents on this. It was appreciated for thousands of years. But this kind of valuable documents destroyed only because of proper preservation. There were many examples about their best ancient architect. But the nature destroyed them. The temple Parthenon is one of the finest examples of modern architecture.

Parthenon

Parthenon

Religion of Ancient Greek

The ancient Greek worships many Gods and Goddesses. The major God and Goddesses are……………

1. Zeus

Zeus, Greek God of the Sky

Zeus, Greek God of the Sky

Zeus is the king of all the Gods and Goddesses. He controls all other God and Goddesses. There are many mythological stories about Zeus. Zeus dominates sky, weather, thunder, lightning, law, order, and justice. Even he leads the other Gods, Goddesses and Semi Gods. He is the son Cronus and Rhea.

2. Hera

Hera, Greek Goddess of Marriage

Hera, Greek Goddess of Marriage

Hera is the Goddess of Marriage women, childbirth, heirs, kings, and empires. She is so powerful because she is the queen of Olympus.

3. Apollo

 

Apollo, Greek God of the Sun, the Light, the Music and the

Apollo, Greek God of the Sun, the Light, the Music and the Prophecy

Apollo is the God of the Sun, the Light, the Music and the Prophecy. He was the son of Leto and Zeus.

4. Ares

Ares, Greek God of War

Ares, Greek God of War

Ares is the God of war, bloodshed, and violence

5. Dionysus

Dionysus, Greek God of Wine and the Grape Harvest

Dionysus, Greek God of Wine and the Grape Harvest

Dionysus is the God of the wine, parties and festivals, madness, chaos, drunkenness, drugs, and ecstasy.

6. Hades

Hades, Greek God of the Dead and King of the Underworld

Hades, Greek God of the Dead and King of the Underworld

Hades king of the underworld and the dead, and god of regret.

7. Hephaestus

Hephaestus, Greek God of Fire and Metalworking

Hephaestus, Greek God of Fire and Metalworking

Hephaestus is the Crippled god of fire, metalworking, and crafts.

8. Hermes

Hermes, Greek God of Trade, Eloquence and Messenger of the Gods

Hermes, Greek God of Trade, Eloquence and Messenger of the Gods

Hermes is the God of boundaries, travel, communication, trade, language, and writing.Poseidon

9. Poseidon

Poseidon, Greek God of the Sea

Poseidon, Greek God of the Sea

Poseidon is the God of the sea, rivers, floods, droughts, and earthquakes.

10. Aphrodite

Aphrodite, Goddess of love, beauty and sexuality

Aphrodite, Goddess of love, beauty and sexuality

Aphrodite is the Goddess of love, beauty, desire, sexuality, and pleasure.

11. Artemis

Artemis, Greek Goddess of the Hunt, Forests and Hills, the Moon, Archery

Artemis, Greek Goddess of the Hunt, Forests and Hills, the Moon, Archery

Artemis is the Virgin goddess of the hunt, wilderness, animals, young girls, childbirth, and plague.

12. Athena

Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War

Athena, Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War

Athena is the Goddess of intelligence, skill, peace, warfare, battle strategy, handicrafts, and wisdom.

13. Demeter

Demeter, Greek Goddess of agriculture, fertility, sacred law and the harvest

Demeter, Greek Goddess of agriculture, fertility, sacred law and the harvest

Demeter is the Goddess of grain, agriculture and the harvest, growth and nourishment.

14. Hestia

Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth and Domestic Life

Hestia, Greek Goddess of the Hearth and Domestic Life

Hestia is the Virgin goddess of the hearth, home and chastity.

However, the people were so religious minded. They worshiped to their Gods according to their strength, ability and character.

The ancient Dance and Music of Greece

greek ancient dance

Greek ancient dance

The dance began as a worshiping for the better cultivating. This culture started at the time of Minoan period. Folk dance had been started at the time of Byzantine period. At this time people started using Guitar and flute.

This article is really too small to describe the Greek Culture.

 

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