I have learned about many things in the past year of history, but a few topics stood out to me. Mainly the topics of Greece and Rome. Though Greece I found was a little more interesting, so I will write about Greece. Greece is located North of Egypt and East of Turkey and is a … Continue reading My favourite part of history
Important Greek People
Socrates, Archimedes, and Aristotle, were some of the most famous people that ever came out of ancient Greece. What they did in life greatly influenced and impacted the world today. I will go through all three of them, and give you a brief description of each. First. Socrates:Socrates was known to be the first philosopher, … Continue reading Important Greek People
Alexander the Great.
Alexander was born in 356 BC and became King at the age of 20 in 336 BC. He was taught as a boy by the famous Aristotle. He was given the title "great" because during his whole career he never lost a battle. His parents were Philip II of Macedonia and Queen Olympia, daughter of King … Continue reading Alexander the Great.
The Peloponnesian Wars
The Peloponnesian wars were based around Athens and Sparta, it started in 459 BC and lasted 15 years. It was very hard to have decisive battles because both sides wanted it on their turf mainly Athens at sea and Sparta on land. The Athenians had a very good navy so they went to Spartas coasts … Continue reading The Peloponnesian Wars
The Iliad, Odyssey and the Aeneid
There were many great poets and writers in ancient Greece and Rome. Two of the most famous were Homer and Virgil. They wrote some of the most spectacular stories of that time. The Iliad, and Odyssey were written by Homer about the Trojan war and the return from the war. And the Aeneid was written … Continue reading The Iliad, Odyssey and the Aeneid