record the astonishing achievements both of the Greek and ..
defined the shape of the Greek temple as an oblong building framed by pillars.
Early Greek sculptors used Egyptian models, but then moved toward more
realistic portrayals including full profile figures.
Mesopotamia,Achievements of ancient ..
Plato and Aristotle
continue to be thought of as founders of our philosophical tradition, skillful
teachers still imitate the Socratic method in seeking dialogues with students,
and reliance on scientific methods of inquiry owes much to Greek formulations.
The United States and Western Europe unquestionably owe a great debt to the
achievements of the classical Mediterranean.
More insights into this "Philosophy of History" as recommended by Emerson, and the history pages so-prepared, are available to those sufficiently interested, from the links further down this page:-
Ancient Greek History for Kids - Fun Facts to Learn
The Homeric achievement drew
together many separate stories and set forth definitions of the gods and human
nature that shaped later Greek thinking profoundly.
Greek Architecture: History, Characteristics
These are the opening lines of the Prologue to Herodotus' Histories
In preparing his History Herodotus'sources of information include the works of predecessors, butthese are widely complemented through the knowledge that hegained from his own extensive travels.
History of Greece: Introduction
In the late 4th and 5th centuries BCE, Greek architects began to depart from the strictly rectangular plan of traditional temples in favour of a circular structure (the tholos), embellished with black marble to highlight certain architectural elements and provide rich colour contrasts.
Introduction to ancient Greek art – Smarthistory
Doric architecture (exemplified by Greek structures, like the Parthenon and the Temple of Hephaestus in Athens) was more popular during the Classical age, while the Ionic style gained the upper hand during the more relaxed period of (c.323-30 BCE).
Lecture 7: Classical Greece, 500-323BC - The History Guide
We know the Romans for their beautiful art, their outstanding architecture, even for their form of government but none of this would have happened if it wasn’t for the adaptation of the Greek culture, because their art and their architecture was an establishment from the Greeks that the Romans took....
Explore Greece - History - Hellenic Adventures
However, without - with its genius for copying and adapting Greek styles - most of the artistic achievements of Greek antiquity would have been lost.
Greece, A History of Ancient Greece, Legacy
It was a Greek sculptor, not an architect, who said that "successful attainment in art is the result of meticulous accuracy in a multitude of arithmetical proportions"; but the Parthenon is the aptest illustration.