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Odyssey Online: Greece

Odyssey Online: Greece

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Meet the Greek Gods – Rick Riordan Please select a name from the list below to view the Greek god’s description. Zeus God of the Sky (Zoos) Distinguishing Features: Pinstriped suit, neatly trimmed grey beard, stormy eyes and a very large, dangerous lightning bolt. Now: On stormy days, he can be found brooding in his throne room in Mount Olympus, over the Empire State Building in New York. Daily Life In The Renaissance - Renaissance Quest Life during the Renaissance (1450-1600) was interesting. The Black Death influenced the development of the Renaissance. 80% of the population died because of it. It hit during 1350 and ended in 1450. After it, people thought that they had rediscovered the culture of the Roman Empire. Greek Mythology Gods Olympians The Olympians are a group of 12 gods who ruled after the overthow of the Titans. All the Olympians are related in some way. They are named after their dwelling place Mount Olympus. Zeus

History for Kids: How did the Renaissance start? History >> Renaissance for Kids The Renaissance is generally considered to have started in Florence, Italy around the years 1350 to 1400. The start of the Renaissance also was the end of the Middle Ages. Humanism One of the big changes in the Renaissance was in the basic way people thought about things. Ancient Greek and Roman Art In the 8th century BC, large-scale ceramic vessels were produced as grave markers. As these were originally decorated with just repeated angular patterns, the style became known as "Geometric" art. As time went by, small portions of the vessel might be filled with simple stick-figure people, often attending a funeral. The first image here is a funeray amphora, almost 6 feet tall, with a detail in the second image. The third image is a cross-section of the types of graves in which these vessels are found, showing their placement. The other vase is a little later than the first, with more detail, including a chariot procession.

Renaissance for Kids: Timeline History >> Renaissance for Kids 1300 - 1400 Proto-Renaissance 1305 - Giotto completes his work on the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. 1308 - Dante writes his epic poem the Divine Comedy. Greek Mythology Greek Mythology I. Introduction Greek Mythology, beliefs and ritual observances of the ancient Greeks, who became the first Western civilization about 2000 BC. It consists mainly of a body of diverse stories and legends about a variety of gods. Greek mythology had become fully developed by about the 700s BC.

The Renaissance Art Period - About.com Art History We all know what the Renaissance was, correct? Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and company created some fabulous paintings and sculptures that we continue to marvel over many centuries later and so on and so forth. (Hope you are nodding your head right now and thinking "Yes, yes - please get on with it!")

Greek Mythology Mythological stories are based one legends and folklore about Gods and Goddesses who live 'above' the Earth's physical plane. Mythology generally talks about how these Gods created Earth and the souls that exist within its physical parameters. Many people speak of the interaction of the Gods and Goddesses within their own experiences. Exploration and Trade You are the owner of a large sailing ship. You sail around the world and trade goods with other countries. A Genoese investor has agreed to pay for your next trip if you can bring back a profit and, hopefully, goods that he can sell to local merchants. If for any reason you do not return with a profit, he has the right to back out of the deal, and you'll be stuck paying for everything. Classical Myth: Info: Time Line A text only version is also available. Classical Myth Homepage | Gods | Help | Time Line | Attributes

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