Athens Essay Topics

Athens & ancient Greece

Athens is one of the most popular cities of ancient Greece. It was a very significant city for out of its four walls came out philosophies, culture and political concepts that are still used and copied today. Like any other ancient civilization, Athens went through stages of development until it reached its Golden Age around… View Article

Aristophanes vs Thucydides

Aristophanes and Thucydides both wrote during the Peloponnesian War, the former wrote comic plays and the latter wrote a more serious account of what was happening. Although they were authors of two very different forms of literature they had the common tie of being critical of democracy and blamed it’s downfalls for the Athenian loss… View Article

Conflict in Athens

In the time before Solon there was a lot of conflict in Athens. Some between the aristocrats and the peasants. The rich had enslaved a lot of the poor people and most of the other poor people had debt with them. This drove the poor to seek a revolution because it was becoming unbearable. Other… View Article

The Apology – Plato of Socrates

The Apology is written by Plato of Socrates’ trial, at 70 years of age Socrates was accused of impiety and corrupting the youth of Athens. Plato’s account consists of three speeches that were given by Socrates during this trial. Socrates speaks before the men of Athens, his jury, in 399 BCE and confesses he has… View Article

Athens in the Time of Pericles – Religion Death and Burial

Pericles lived from 495-429 BC. During this time, religion was inextricably linked with Athenian society. It contributed to a lot of Athenian culture and the many aspects of religion were depicted through buildings, artworks, festivals and every day rituals. Gods and Goddesses In Greek mythology there were 12 main gods, that were prayed to and… View Article

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

“My Big Fat Greek Wedding” is a romantic comedy that explores cultural differences in a combination of romance and humor. The story revolves around Toula, a thirty-year-old Greek American single woman, who lives with her family in the suburb of Chicago. She works in her family’s business, a restaurant called “Dancing Zorba’s.” Toula is expected… View Article

Olympic spirit essay

I am going to be talking to you today about the Olympic Spirt. The Olympics have been going on for a long time, and for some they get better and better each year. With new technology and fresh ideas, the games are constantly changing. For some, however, they are changing in the wrong direction. To… View Article

History Quiz – Western Civilization to Middle Ages

Introduction HIS100 History of Western Civilization to Middle Ages Lesson 5 Quiz This assignment is worth a total of 60 points. Please make sure you have answered all questions prior to submitting. Once you click the submit button, you will not be able to return to this section. Question 1 of 60 What type of… View Article

Difference Between Ancient Olymoics and Modern Olympics

There are many differences between the ancient and modern Olympics. Main reasons would be the appearance of the competitors i.e. men competed naked for pride and toughness. Another reason would be the sports as the ancient Olympics consisted of at most ten sports. The modern Olympics have substaintionally more events adn soon increased throughout the… View Article

Olympics Document Based Question

DBQ Essay (Modern Day Olympics 1896 – 2002) War, Nationalism, and money paid by various corporations/countries all shaped the modern day Olympics. War played a major role in shaping the modern day Olympic Games. In document one, Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympic movement, states that the Olympics would serve as a… View Article