November 4, Staff Writers. Fraternities, sororities — Greek life. Thanks to movies like Animal House and Old School the very words conjure up pictures of wild parties and crazy college students, but these movies have created a picture that is not entirely accurate. Becoming involved in fraternity or sorority can be one of the best choices an undergraduate makes, as the Greek community becomes a family away from home. We have compiled a list of the best colleges and universities for Greek life — schools where participation is high, criminal offenses are low, and current Greeks are satisfied with their experience.
Table of Roman Equivalents of Greek Gods
Greek mythology - Wikipedia
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Greek law , legal systems of the ancient Greeks, of which the best known is the law of Athens. Although there never was a system of institutions recognized and observed by the nation as a whole as its legal order, there were a number of basic approaches to legal problems, certain methods used in producing legal effects, and a legal terminology, all shared to varying degrees by the numerous independent states constituting the Hellenic world. It should not be forgotten, however, that such common foundations as there were gave rise to a great variety of individual legal systems differing as to their completeness and elaboration and reflecting the tribal i. Greek legal life of the 5th and 4th centuries bce was determined by three dominant factors. One was the existence of a multiplicity of city-states poleis , each of which possessed and administered its own set of laws.
Greek mythology is the body of myths originally told by the ancient Greeks , and a genre of Ancient Greek folklore. These stories concern the origin and nature of the world , the lives and activities of deities , heroes , and mythological creatures , and the origins and significance of the ancient Greeks' own cult and ritual practices. Modern scholars study the myths to shed light on the religious and political institutions of ancient Greece, and to better understand the nature of myth-making itself. Two poems by Homer's near contemporary Hesiod , the Theogony and the Works and Days , contain accounts of the genesis of the world, the succession of divine rulers, the succession of human ages, the origin of human woes, and the origin of sacrificial practices.