“My Experience Learning the Greek Culture”

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Project 1 Greece is one of the most important and treasured cultures in the world history. In addition, Greece also has brought many important contributions to our today’s lives with their traditions, food, religions, cultures, and even careers. The Greeks revolutionized the word of psychology from many years ago known as the Classical Age of Greece with such of important ancient philosophers as Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, etc. Alexander the Great was another important and key man in the history of Greece that carried the culture to many other countries such as Egypt, India, and Persia. We understand and have observed their history and significant contributions through books of history and philosophy, perhaps this period was the most interesting time of Greece. Greek men are also known as brave heroes and warriors. However, I found very interesting that Greek “Philotimo” which means “self-pride” is a very important value of their culture which involves generosity, respect to others (especially elders) and this behaviors are carried from generations to generations as one of the most valuable aspects of their culture (Hellenism, 2014). 1. What are some key things you have learned about this culture through reading the scholarly literature? 300 words] I had learned many important aspect of the Greek culture during reading scholarly literature over this week. 2. What are some key things you have learned about this culture through interacting with internet/media resources related to this culture? 300 words] 3. Are there any current surprises in what you are finding out about this culture? [100 words] 4. How does your search through the literature and internet/media impact your expectations as you plan your immersion activities (Part 2 of the Cultural Immersion Project)? [200 words] 5. In current APA style, list the scholarly resources and
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