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Greek Society Compared to Modern Society

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Essay title: Greek Society Compared to Modern Society

I believe that a lot of the traditions of western civilizations come from the Hellenistic periods of Greece. A lot of the Homeric values like heroism, skill, dominating warrior, and strength are still much valued in the western ways. Through math, science, society, and culture prove much of this point.

Math and science are a huge part in modern western civilization. Most of the science we use is based off the founding made during the Hellenistic Age. The heliocentric theory of the earth rotates on its axis and that the earth revolves around the sun was revolutionary at that time but never got a foothold. Today that is a very common and widely known fact that is taught to young kids. Geometry made huge advancements in the Hellenistic age. From Eratosthenes finding within 1% the circumference of the earth, to the theorems of planes and solids. Also another mathematical triumph was the calculation of pi by Archimedes. Other science triumphs are

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