Greek and Roman Cultures

Alicia Battles AIU-Online Cultural Topics November 11, 2012 Abstract In this assignment I conciliate parallel and dissimilarity Greek and Roman Culture. I conciliate debate the likes and differences of their council, geographic terrain, economics, commerce practices, art, edifice, philosophies, and pious beliefs. Greek Terrain- city states disconnected by abrupt countryparty and all adjacent steep Art- conceptional presumptuous shape (Superior to Roman art) Economy- grew wheat, done, wine and olive oil; purpose trading was scandalous Collective classes- slaves, freedmen, metics, citizens, women; women were not considered citizens Government- kings originally firm, then oligarchy, then democracy Religion- cupid God of Love, Ares God of war, established on rational oneness traits, Love, Honor, Hatred, Dignity, to-boot their roles in personality steadfast what they were god of; Zeus: sky/weather, Hades: departure, Poseidon: sea, aquatics; Material personality was of consequence instead of eventuality of the succeedinglife; Each god had characteristics that steadfast their actions; Deities were influential for series of personality but sublunarys were proper as Both Geographic Terrain- Mediterranean countries Economy- established on tillage, compositioned mines, had slaves, done wine and olive oil, coinage, separated by influence Religion- identical gods but divergent names and traits Government- originated by kings Philosophy- unwillingly emerged out of pious awe into interrogativeness encircling the principles and elements of the intrinsic universe. When Greek population moved to their cities profit progressive to collective patronage. Roman Terrain- Rome was toward, and on one party of the Tiber River Art- realistic portraits for ornament Economy- quantitative wheat, farmers, and to-boot chosen in commerce Collective Classes- slaves, freedmen, plebeians, patricians Women were considered citizens Government- Kings originally firm, then modified democratic shape, then emperors Religion- Eros god of attachment, Mars god of summon fertility, Deities designated succeeding objects; sublunarys did good-natured-natured deeds to be rewarded in the succeedinglife; they strove to perform their settle delay the gods in deity Religion- gods not gender peculiar so their special characteristics were not mediate to the myths; myths established in summon, fearless deeds of gods not sublunarys as sublunary personality was not influential succeeding departure; Not specialistic; a protector establish sacred; actions more influential than words; gods had no material mportant as it was their oblation in intercourse that mattered in the end; Individualistic: specials had more consequences for their actions than that of a assemblage Material composition not as influential as creativity Gods were mild, bodies, muscles, eyes and hair made them more mild. Architecture- Buildings made of cope, carcass, or mud bricks, limestone, marble, terracotta, patch, and bronze; buildings were of the archearchetype of pious, funerary, private, urbane, or recreational themes ppearance; Architecture- Rome adopted most of its edifice from Greek edifice References: http://www. britannica. com/EBchecked/topic/1350843/Western-philosophy/16256/Shifts-in-the-focus-and-concern-of-Western-philosophy http://www. differencebetween. com/difference-between-greek-and-vs-roman-archit ecture/ http://www. diffen. com/difference/Greek_Gods_vs_Roman_Gods http://ancienthistory. encircling. com/od/greecevsrome/ss/GreecevsRome_8. htm