Why was the Peloponnesian War Fought and how was the Athenian Government Organized? How much Citizen Involvement was There?

After the Persian Wars, another war broke out in Ancient Greece, the Peloponnesian War. This war was between Athens, their allies, and Sparta, and their allies; but why was this war fought? Athens, probably the most well known and famous of the Ancient Greek city states, but how was its government organized? How much citizen … More Why was the Peloponnesian War Fought and how was the Athenian Government Organized? How much Citizen Involvement was There?

Why was Aristotle a Significant Figure, and What was Spartan Society Like?

Aristotle was a very famous and important ancient Greek philosopher; and Sparta was a very warlike city-state in ancient Greece. In this essay I will be writing about why Aristotle was a significant figure, and what was Spartan society like? Why was Aristotle a Significant Figure? Aristotle, 384-322 BC. Aristotle studied under Plato, and later … More Why was Aristotle a Significant Figure, and What was Spartan Society Like?

Socrates vs. the Sophists, and Plato’s Ideal Monarch

Socrates(470-399 BC), and Plato(428-347/348 BC), were two famous ancient Greek philosophers. In this essay I will be writing about Socrates disagreement with a group known as the Sophists. The Sophists were a group of people who specialized in philosophy and rhetoric, they believed in moral relativism. The second thing I will be writing about is … More Socrates vs. the Sophists, and Plato’s Ideal Monarch

Two Significant Things During the Early Periods of Greece

For this past week I have been learning about Ancient Greece, which includes Homer’s and Hesiod’s works, and some of the early Greek philosophers. In this essay I will be writing about the significance of ancient Greece in Western civilization, and the significance of Pre-Socratic philosophy. The Significance of Ancient Greece in Western Civilization Ancient … More Two Significant Things During the Early Periods of Greece

The History of Minoan Crete and Hector from the Iliad

Minoan Crete was a complex ancient civilization from approximately 2000 BC. This civilization was located on the Island of Crete. This civilization was not discovered until the year 1899, when a man named Arthur Evans, a British archaeologist helped rediscover it after a few local inhabitants of Crete dug up some ancient storage rooms. Evan’s … More The History of Minoan Crete and Hector from the Iliad

Some Important Events in Hebrew History From Abraham to Moses

This past week I have been learning and studying about the Old Testament or the Hebrew Bible. In this week’s essay I will be writing about the important events during Hebrew history from Abraham to Moses. Abraham Abraham believed that he had received a call from God, that stated for him to leave his home … More Some Important Events in Hebrew History From Abraham to Moses

Ronald Reagan

Reagan was the 40th president of the United States from 1981-1989; he was an important and influential conservative voice, and is remembered as one of America’s greatest presidents. In this essay I will be writing about his life, his assination attempt, and death. Early Life Ronald Reagan was born on February 6th, 1911, in Tampico … More Ronald Reagan