Learn ancient history while Greek island hopping? Yes, you can truly experience structures that are over three thousand years old within a few minutes’ walk from full service tourist beaches with deck chairs, umbrellas and water sports.
Those with an academic bent or who want to justify the trip expense as educational can include visits to sites they have studied in school and view the still standing architecture of ancient Greece. These sites include the historical foundation of our western culture: art, literature, democracy, you name it and you can see its early development in Greece.
The legendary epic battle, the Trojan War, is an amazing legend, explaining in detail the beliefs of the Greeks and how their gods were! My favourite part about the Trojan War is how it started which is not as well known as the other heroic and atrocious deeds! Here's how it goes:
Thetis, a nymph-goddess, was engaged to Peleus, a king and son of Aiakos. All the gods and goddesses were invited to the wedding, or at least almost all of them were invited. Eris, the goddess of spite was neglected and she made them pay dearly.
On the day of the wedding, all the gods and goddesses arrived with many...
ok hay guys and girls i know way to much history i get like 90-100 in that class and i know about greek storys so i just want to know what you think about this and if you want to know more.
ok the most hero i know abought is perseus the hero that was born of a greek god(Zuse), perseus mother Danaë. Danaë was the daughter of a king named Acrisius an orical of Apollo said that one day Danaë's son would kill him so the king sent his daughter up in a tower that had no doors and only one small window.Danaë was vary sad untill one day the greek god Zuse came in to her window,though she did not...