What Did the Greek and Roman Culture Leave for Europe

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What did the Greek and Roman culture leave for Europe

The ancient Greek and Roman civilization is not only the cradle of Europe culture , but also the Western culture. The two major ancient civilization is the world's two eternal monument of cultural history, is the golden age of the West with great relish. Hard-working people of ancient Greece and Rome created countless masterpieces with their wisdom. Ancient Greek culture is the source of Roman culture, Roman culture developed constantly on the basis of Greek culture, created many unique cultural, artistic vision and masterpiece.

The Romans and Greeks both gave many things to Western Civilization. Although the Romans copied many aspects Greek culture, they also made distinct
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The literal meaning of the word Science is “knowledge,” but the term is really taken to mean “a systematic body of knowledge of the physical Universe and all it contains, derived, formulated, and accumulated in accordance with logical and scientific principles.”

Romans carried forward the "academy" education, and created a series of very sound education system, including primary education and higher education. This system continues even today, as the main body of national education. It is worth mentioning that higher education in Rome - as known as the "institution" is the predecessor of modern universities. It emphasized the moral. The thought of teaching and educating both ability and integrity is inheritanced by later generation.

Greece and Rome have worked together to provide all subsequent civilizations with substantial contributions. Some great Roman structures are the Pantheon and the Colosseum. The Greeks had a polytheistic religion. Greece and Rome have also made tremendous contributions to our civilization with art and architecture. All of these philosophies have contributed to modern thought. Rome produced many works of art and architecture, created Christianity, and added on to Greek philosophy and government system. The Assembly of Tribes and the Tribunes were Plebeians. The Greeks invented the column, the arch, and the dome. The Greeks started philosophy seeking true


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