Ancient Greece

A fanciful reconstruction of Phidias' statue of Zeus, in an engraving made by Philippe Galle in 1572, from a drawing by Maarten van Heemskerck.

Ancient Greek religion

The ancient Greeks were much indulged in dark theological thinking. They loved more a myth and performed a cult. They had no a special...

Ancient Greek games

Olympic Games originated in ancient Greece, the Peloponnese, in the Olympia, as a series of athletic competitions (in the beginning; of the art in...
Hesiod bust

Short about ancient Greek poetry, drama and philosophy

POETRY Epic - best known as Homer's epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey. They belong to the Trojan cycle, which was also composed of: Cypria,...
Temple of Artemis Sparta

Short about ancient Greek architecture and sculpture

ARCHITECTURE Greek temple was the house of God, apartment anthropomorphic deities. Temple was basic shaped of Mycenaean and Trojan megaron, a rectangular room with a large...

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