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    Heroines and Subservience in Ancient Athens

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    Heroines and Subservience in Ancient Athens Women throughout history have played a subordinate role to men; this holds true in even ancient Athens. Though obvious through the writing of ancient poets, playwrights, and historians this subordinate role dominates religion and its practices. Through an examination of modern and ancient sources it will become apparent that women, even goddesses, played certain roles and they did not have the freedom to step outside these roles. Despite this subordinate

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    Ancient Athens

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    Ancient Athens The last Olympic swimmer just touched the wall and the race has ended. Cameras are replaying every single movement from the race and a winner has been clearly decided. Just as these Olympic swimmers will gain a medal for placing, ancient Athens had numerous accomplishments of its own. Athens “prosperity … was due in large part to its stable and effective government” (SOURCE 1). When analyzing the history of ancient Athens, is easy to see how the accomplishments of a democracy,

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    Prostitutes in Ancient Athens

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    Prostitutes in Ancient Athens Works Cited Missing Ancient Athens was a highly polarized society in which citizenship meant everything. Citizenship permitted individuals to not only participate in the democratic government but also gave them access to all the rights and splendors of the city. A citizen controlled influence over slaves, foreigners and most importantly women. Athenian women were relegated to the status of child bearers and keepers of the household. There was no room for personal

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    Ancient Athens of Greece

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    Ancient Athens of Greece Ancient Greece, is a civilization that still influences society today. Athens was one of the most important and powerful cities in Greece. The name Athens in Ancient Greek was Athenai. The Greeks believed that each city-state in ancient Greece had a god or goddess in charge of it, their special patron. Athens was named after Athena, the goddess of wisdom. The people of Attica chose Athena because of her gift, the olive tree. The Olive tree symbolizes peace and plenty. Ancient

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    The Business Life of Ancient Athens The Business Life of Ancient Athens is an informative book about different aspects of Ancient businesses and Ancient ways of dealing with money. This book first starts out by explaining the agricultural aspects of Ancient Athens. Agriculture was not well for Athens, so they had to trade a lot. It is recorded as early as the 6th century BC that grain was a very big part of an average Athenian's diet. Therefore; much grain trade was necessary because Greece land

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    Roles in Ancient Athens The dramatic growth of ancient Athens from a powerful polis to an Aegean Empire was a result of the hierarchy in ancient Athens. The roles of the people played a big part in this advancement. Therefore, the roles in ancient Athens were very structured and rigid. The male citizens worked very hard politically, while they left the women with the task of bearing children, and the slaves with the backbreaking physical work that allowed the city to function. In ancient Athens, men

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    Humanities of ancient Egypt were distinct from that of the Athens in a way that the Egyptians were very religious. Egyptians believed in many gods. This religious form was known as polytheism. While Egypt was more into religion and honoring the dead, Athens were more about building great cities called polis. In these polis Athenian men would gather to practice democracy. The Athenians would choose their leaders and make important decisions by majority vote from the whole polis. The Egyptian people

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    playwrights of ancient Greece had to do all that work without wikianswers. Ancient Greek Theatre was a big and celebrated occasion in that time period. The Ancient Greek play by Aeschylus, The Persians, was greatly influenced by the culture as well as the economic status of Greece, and the political leaders at the time. Thus began the Age of Pericles, the period of Greek history when Pericles ruled Athens. Under Pericles, Athens went through a period that has become known as the Golden Age of Athens (480-404)

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    word advancement means and how it is applied to certain countries throughout history. People consider early Athens to be an “advanced” city-state because they were ahead of their time, but why? Athens was an advanced region compared to other societies because of three major differences, their military, their arrogance towards other nations, and their style of government. Athens had become Greece’s strongest city-state by sending troops to different regions of Greece, such as Thebes,

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    Athens and Sparta were all very big, successful city-states in the ancient world that conquered many lands and won many battles. Ancient Athens and Ancient Sparta seem similar they have very different functioning societies. Athens was known for its impressive art and culture while Sparta was a very war-like city-state and their society was completely based on having a great military. The thing they had in common was that social status and the jobs that each rank of society had was very important

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