The search feature is designed to search this site for all text on all pages looking for the keyword you typed in to the search field. These are what have made possible civilization, as well as culture, its constant and necessary companion. A thorough understanding of what civilization and culture are requires a knowledge of all the qualities that make up human nature and a full understanding of world history and all historical developments.
Most of them had a deadly abilities to kill people; this was one of the reasons why ancient Greeks worshiped gods and goddesses and asked them for protection from those creatures.
The belief in mythological creatures created fear in the daily life of Greek people.
One of the mythical creatures that scared ancient Greeks was Charybdis. Charybdis was a female mythical creature that created a whirlpool.
Ancient Greeks were afraid of this mythical creature because she sucked everything then spat them out. Charybdis did this everyday. Ancient Greek ship-travelers were really careful about Charybdis.
No one had seen how Charybdis looked like but ancient Greeks knew that the Charybdis lived underwater. Charybdis was the goddess of tide.
Another kind of mythical creatures that made ancient Greeks afraid was Lamia. Lamia was the daughter of Poseidon, and one of the wives of Zeus. And Zeus gave Lamia a serpent torso.
This mythical creature made ancient Greeks afraid because she ate children. All the ancient Greek parents were really afraid of her. So ancient Greek parents warned their children not to play in the place where there is no adult.
The last mythical creatures that scared ancient Greeks were the Gorgons. The Gorgons were three sisters. They all had snake hair and wings. Also they all immortal except Medusa who had a selfish heart. The Gorgons use to be the beautiful women Medusa was the prettiest.
But Medusa had a very selfish heart and Athena was jealous. She changed Medusa into ugly looking and changed all of her sister in the same way.The number sense is something many creatures in this world have as well as well as we do.
Although, as we can see, our human ability is not much better than the common crow’s ability. We are born with the number sense, but we get to learn how to count.
Other calendars used in the ancient Near East. Of the calendars of other peoples of the ancient Near East, very little is known. Thus, though the names of all or of some months are known, their order is not. TALES OF HEROES.
For more stories of heroes try the Bestiary page and associated entries, which features the fabulous creatures, monsters and giants encountered by heroes of myth. The E-Texts library contains most of the ancient literary works describing the Trojan War and the other sagas of myth.
Following the war, Greece decided to adhere to this idea of unity and form the Delian League in order to protect Greece from Persian domination. However, many of the poleis begin to resent the fact that the polis of Athens held a roll at the top of the League.
Ancient India Artifacts.
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Indian people loved fine arts and indulged in dancing, sculpting and painting. This is revealed through the artefacts discovered by archaeologists and seeing them historians interpret some valuable facts about the lifestyle in ancient India. In the Renaissance, a classical education was required of all learned gentlemen; knowledge of Greece and Rome demonstrated one's knowledge, taste, and status.
A universal language of images was reborn, but often with new allegorical and intellectual meanings.