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Aphrodite

History; Ancient Greece

Aphrodite was the wife of Hephaestus. She was the Goddess of love, desire and beauty. She could arise from the foam of the sea enchanting anyone who sees her and incite feelings of love everywhere ...

Hestia

History; Ancient Greece

Hestia was the goddess of the home. Each city had a public hearth sacred to Hestia, where the fire was never allowed to go out. Her attribute was the fire place.

Socrates

History; Ancient Greece

The philosophers who existed before Socrates were primarily natural philosophers. Socrates came to a conclusion that the main problem with the human person was the human person and so his main focus ...

Sparta

History; Ancient Greece

Greek city-state of the southern Peloponnese. Sparta's power rested on its hoplite forces and on the exploitation of the plain of Messenia. By the end of the 6th century BC, it was the region's ...

The Ionian revolt

History; Ancient Greece

The Ionian revolt was the first major Persian war. Ionians were residents of cities that were dependent upon Lydia, which lay along the coast of Anatolia. During 539 BC when Cyrus the great who ruled ...

Hermes

History; Ancient Greece

Hermes was the herdsman of the dead, who takes souls to the underworld. This is just one of his key godly occupations; he was also a thief, a messenger, and a commerce God. Even as an infant Hermes ...

Neolithic Period

History; Ancient Greece

According to historical and archeological findings, the Neolithic age in Greece lasted from 6800 to 3200 BC. Most of the domesticated settlements were founded near eastern Greece. The main reason for ...

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