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The battle of the Greek tragedies - Melanie Sirof. The ancient origins of the Olympics - Armand D'Angour. This is Sparta: Fierce warriors of the ancient world - Craig Zimmer. L'età ellenistica. The two faces of Greece | Alexis Papahelas | TEDxAcademy.

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Filosofia. Tragedia e commedia. The scientific origins of the Minotaur - Matt Kaplan. Want more about Greek Mythological creatures and myths? Watch Origins of the Minotaur, and The Story of Medusa on History.com. “Why do we invent monsters?” May answer some of those questions about why we find these monster myths so scary, but fascinating and useful to us in some way at the same time. Love monsters, things that go bump in the night, and the myths behind them? Read The Science of Monsters by Matt Kaplan. Matt is a monster myth buff and science journalist.

The book is filled with monster research, history, and lore! Do the Eyeshadow of Endurance and the Apple of Eden sound enthralling? Civilta` antiche: i Greci. The ancient origins of the Olympics - Armand D'Angour. Interested in the Ancient Olympic Games and the mythology behind them? Click here to find out more! Do chariot racing, the pankration, and twenty competitors on one running track at once sound challenging?

Visit this site to find out more about the competitions, spirit of the ancient Olympics, and stories of the competitors. For all things Olympic go to Olympic.org, and take a look at the featured athletes, youth development and future Olympic cities. Which city will host the next Olympic games in 2016? Read about how the next Olympic city will be chosen and the process that goes along with it here. After all the festivities and competitions are done, see “What Becomes of Olympic Stadiums.” Ever wonder about the meaning behind the Olympic Symbols? Atene: dalle origini a Pisistrato.

This is Sparta: Fierce warriors of the ancient world - Craig Zimmer. STORIA della GRECIA ANTICA in 7 minuti | Animated History. Le origini della civiltà greca - una periodizzazione. What did democracy really mean in Athens? - Melissa Schwartzberg. How important is service to your government? In ancient Greece, it was extremely important. In fact, those who did not participate could be fined, and painted red! Although, it may have not been a democracy for all who lived there, all male citizens had the right to equality, freedom of speech and right to participate in governmental decisions.

In fact, it was almost an expectation. Read more about the process and its importance to the citizens here. What is democracy good for? Learn more about educator Melissa Schwartzberg at her personal website and her NYU website. Democracy - A short introduction. Take a look at What is Democracy? To learn about the main elements and principles of a democratic government. Also don't forget to understand democracy through the lens of history which will provide more context for its present day form. Start with democracy in Ancient Greece, then The Magna Carta and its importance to democracy.

Lastly, consider reading about Rousseau's idea of the General Will of the people. Democracy is only one form of government. Want to explore other forms of government that have existed?

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Tucidide. Should you trust your first impression? - Peter Mende-Siedlecki. Social psychology is a branch of psychology focused on the scientific study of how people think about and relate to one another. One of the core research areas within social psychology concerns the question of how we learn about and evaluate other people based on their behavior. Expanding on the theories of early pioneers like Solomon Asch, Fritz Heider, and Harold Kelley, social psychologists have identified consistent patterns that govern how form stable impressions of the people around us. For instance, research suggests that when learning about a person’s moral character, bad behavior weighs more heavily on our impressions than good behavior.

However, when learning about a person’s abilities, achievement is more informative than failure. In more recent years, the field of social neuroscience has emerged at the intersection of social psychology and the biological sciences. I’m currently a graduate student, working under the guidance of Dr. Selected References 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. How to use rhetoric to get what you want - Camille A. Langston. Atene: la nascita della democrazia. Qu'est-ce que la démocratie athénienne représentait vraiment ? | Melissa Schwartzberg.