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    Unity In Ancient Cities

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    Ancient cities show several of the same aspects as modern day societies. That is because many of the same features were passed on to allow cities to be able to grow and expand. There are certain aspects that each city requires for it to be considered successful. Cities are only as strong as their citizens allow and to ensure a thriving community, trust and unity must be built within the population. People must be willing to work for and with each other to help the city advance. Of course, to grow

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    In ancient Rome, where did you go to have fun or enjoy a show, interact with people. Was their a place or building that can be able to entertain the crowd. Well the Colosseum was the only way where people from Rome, Italy were able to go for entertainment. The Colosseum was design as an amphitheater arena for the people from Rome can enjoy the violent shows they hold. In Rome, Italy during that ancient time it was a very violent and scare era. Therefore, they entertain themselves with gladiator fight

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    Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities is a concise and surprisingly refined assessment of the Ancient Greek world, from the early dark ages to late Antiquity, told uniquely through the history of eleven city-states or “polis”. Paul Cartledge’s Ancient Greece: A History in Eleven Cities, details the cultural traditions, trade, and politics that laid the foundation of the sprawling Aegean civilization. By examples of the successful polis Cnossos on the island of Crete, and continuing through to

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    Ancient Greece: A Time Of Great Cities And Lives Ancient Greece was an interesting time and place with huge markets in which people could sell items of every kind. Strict laws with even stricter penalties if broken, a place where women were did not have as many rights as they do today, and along with the most outstanding army in their time. A quote that goes along with this time is; "I have killed one I have killed two -- the vampire who said he was youo." - Sylvia Platts. Likewise in the Ancient

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    The country of Egypt, in particular the people of ancient Egypt, resides in the North East corner of Africa. The country spreads along the length of the River Nile congregating in the lower region (however, as the Nile is the only river in the world to run backwards, technically the lower region is in top of the country). Originally a divided country with two Pharaohs, Egyptian civilization coalesced around the year 3150 BC, and so began the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt (According to the

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    existed in ancient Greece. Two of the main poleis, or city states in Greece, were Sparta and Athens. Although both of the city states were located in the same area of the world; they had different ways of living. Sparta and Athens had many differences in how they ran their city states. There were many political, economic, and social differences between the two city states. Sparta and Athens may have had their differences but they fought side by side against the Persian invaders. The city states fought

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    The Ancient City of Jerash

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    essay is going to discuss the ancient city of Jerash (Gerasa) that is in modern day Jordan, with particular emphasis on the Christian community and their churches. Along with the rise of the Christian community in Jerash, there was rapid increase of the building of multiple churches in the fifth and sixth centuries, and why this may have occurred in such a small amount of time. This culminated in the last church being erected just before 611 AD, which was before the city started on a slow decline beginning

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    Alexander The Great

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    Alexander the Great Alexander the Great, was born in June, 356 BC, in Pella, the ancient capital of Macedonia. His parents were Philip II and Olympia. Some say that Zeus was his father but it is probably just a myth. Aristotle taught Alexander in his early teen years. He stimulated his interest in science, medicine, and philosophy. In the summer of 336 BC, Alexander's father was assassinated, and Alexander ascended to the Macedonian throne. He found himself surrounded by enemies at home and threatened

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    Mycenae

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    is one of the oldest cities in the world, the center of rich myth, culture, and history.? For centuries, legends abounded about the wealth, fame, and power of this city, particularly concerning its involvement in the Trojan War.? Yet, just 200 years ago, people wondered whether the ancient city of Mycenae even existed.? However, archaeological work in the past two centuries has confirmed the existence and greatness of this ancient civilization.? The major finds include the city?s walls, palace, and

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    Verona

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    foot of the Lessini Mountains, lies the ancient city of Verona. It is a city filled with ecclesiastical monuments, as well as numerous ancient and historical sites, many dating to the period of the Roman Empire.[i] According to one source, people have inhabited Verona for the past 300,000 years, and archeologists have found numerous stone artifacts of an earlier time.[ii] An ancient tribe founded the city, probably the Euganei or Raeti tribe, but the city was later occupied by the Gallic Cenomani

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