30 Greek Ideas that Changed the World

30 Greek Ideas that Changed the World

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Greeks have greatly influenced and contributed to culture, arts, exploration, literature, philosophy, politics, architecture, music, mathematics, science and technology, business, cuisine, and sports, both historically and contemporarily.

Greek culture has evolved over thousands of years, with its beginning in the Mycenaean civilization, continuing through the Classical period, the Roman and Eastern Roman periods and was profoundly affected by Christianity, which it in turn influenced and shaped. The Greeks of the Classical era also made several notable contributions to science and helped lay the foundations of several western scientific traditions, like philosophy, historiography and mathematics.

Here are the 30 ideas:

1. Democracy
2. Medicine
3. History
4. Philosophy
5. Theater
6. Geometry
7. Discoveries in Modern Science
8. Epic and Lyric Poetry
9. Logic
10. Forms of Art and Architecure
11. Rhetoric
12. Olympic Games
13. The Hippocratic Oath
14. Syllogism
15. Marathon
16. Cartography
17. Coin Money
18. Thermometer
19. Early form of the calendar
20. Anchor
21. Central Heating
22. Levers
23. Crane
24. Fundamental Steam Engine
25. Water mill
26. Pizza
27. Wheelbarrow
28. Catapult
29. Feta
30. Alarm Clock

30 Greek Ideas that Changed the World

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