Music played a prominent role in ancient Greece, and was particularly important for religious and ceremonial purposes. The Greeks invented numerous instruments, including the world's first keyboard instrument, the hydraulis. The importance of music was reflected in Greek mythology. For instance, the god Hermes invented the lyre, a stringed instrument, and gave it to the legendary musician Orpheus, who was able to charm all living things with his music.

How to Make Greek Musical Instruments

LIRA Music played a prominent role in ancient Greece, and was particularly important for religious and ceremonial purposes. The Greeks invented numerous instruments, including the world's first keyboard instrument, the hydraulis.

Ancient Greek Inventions in Modern Society | GreekReporter.com

Ancient Greek Inventions in Modern Society | GreekReporter.com

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology...

"Hermes - the messenger of Gods"Hermes was lighting fast in ancient Greek Mythology.Aphrodite 's son

interesting quotes of the ancient Greek philosopher Socrates 17

Socrates Quote: When The Debate Is Lost, Slander Becomes The Tool Of The Loser. - another inspirational thought for you to enjoy today!

10 Ancient Greek Inventions & Discoveries still used today

10 Ancient Greek Inventions & Discoveries still used today

I've always been kind of interested in ancient Greek architecture, so one day while I was bored, I decided to make a to-scale model of the Parthenon in Greece. This proved to be actually quite simple, only cutting out different sized rectangles, and gluing some painted wooden dowels in, and presto! you have the Parthenon! In case you didn't know, the ancient Greeks contributed a lot to our modern day architecture, like columns and friezes, and even invented porches. Ok, enough of the history…

How to Make a To-Scale Model of the Parthenon in Greece

I've always been kind of interested in ancient Greek architecture, so one day while I was bored, I decided to make a to-scale model of the Parthenon in Greece.

The RAS'NA (Etruscan) Alphabet. The Etruscan language is universally accepted as an isolated case. It cannot be shown conclusively to be related to any other language, living or dead, except for a couple of sparsely attested extinct languages.  Here they used ancient Greek and Phoenicians signs to fit their mysterious language.

A western variety of the Greek alphabet was carried by the Euboean Greeks to Italy, and the Etruscans acquired the alphabet from them. The Etruscans in turn passed on the alphabet to the Romans.

This is a collection of 30 resources for Ancient China. This is a fantastic edition to your resource bank for Ancient China. What is included:  1. Virtual tour  2. Assessment task and marking guidelines  3. Map activity  4. PowerPoint  5. Model project  6. Webquest activity  7. Chinese beliefs worksheet  8. Ancient Chinese beliefs PoerPoint  9. Chinese Dynasties PowerPoint  10. Chinese Dynasties worksheet  11. Chinese inventions activity  12. Chinese inventions research  Plus More

Ancient China Resources Collection

This is a collection of 30 resources for Ancient China. This is a fantastic edition to your resource bank for Ancient China. What is included: Virtual tour Assessment task and marking guidelines Map activity PowerPoint Model project Webquest activity

HESTIA - Goddess of the hearth and of the right ordering of domesticity and the family; she was born into the first Olympian generation and was one of the original twelve Olympians. Some lists of the Twelve Olympians omit her in favor of Dionysus, but the speculation that she gave her throne to him in order to keep the peace seems to be modern invention. She is the first child of Cronus and Rhea, eldest sister of Hades, Demeter, Poseidon, Hera, and Zeus.

Hestia

boazpriestly: “ Elements - Fire by *CassiopeiaArt” This really reminds me of Pele, Hawaiian volcano goddess! I love this though- I’ve never imagined a European ballroom dancer volcano goddess.

Ancient Greek & Roman women wore a binding cloth called 'strophiae' as a bra and 'subligaculae' - a form of loincloth.

The History and Invention of The Bra bc: Well somebody had to do it, and thank goodness for that!

This is an excerpt from the Villa Romana del Casale and dates back to the century, which depicts a young woman wearing the roman loincloth which is called the strophiae.

#Ancient #technology #inventions from #Archimedes, #Hero and more...  #Hellenistic, #genius, #Greek

#Ancient #technology #inventions from #Archimedes, #Hero and more... #Hellenistic, #genius, #Greek

A reconstruction of the Colossus of Rhodes based on a Medieval concept

A reconstruction of the Colossus of Rhodes Island, Dodecanese, Greece- based on a Medieval concept

The Ancient Greeks Invented Kevlar Over 2 Millennia Ago

The Ancient Greeks Invented Kevlar Over 2 Millennia Ago

Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece, Greek Warrior, Armors, Science Projects, Military Force, Mini Dresses, Corinthian Helmet, Greeks

HellasFrappe: 25 things You Probably Never Knew Were Invented By The Ancient Greeks

HellasFrappe: 25 things You Probably Never Knew Were Invented By The Ancient Greeks

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