Sparta had two kings, both hereditary, but there were five ephors elected by the citizen assembly who oversaw and had veto power over the kings, so it was an interesting mixture of oligarchy and democracy. In Athens, women would generally marry at quite an early age, around twelve to fourteen. They were expected to stay at home most of the time, and busy themselves spinning and weaving, and supervising the slaves. Women of the lower classes would go out and about more, as they would have to work for a living, and would not have slaves to do things like fetching water etc. Women took no part in political life, but they did participate fully in religious life, taking part
At this time the company acknowledged that Fortin was an excellent work with a successful track record for the eight years she had been with the company. On June 1st, 1994 Fortin testified on the union’s behalf at a hearing. She was also was quoted in the paper making a pro union statement. When returning to work she received her very first warning in eight years on the job. She was issued a total of four warnings in the month of June.
“Unlike the Greek games, with their emphasis on athletic excellence and competition, the Roman games were designed to amuse and entertain large groups of spectators” There were two types of entertainment during the republican period, ludi publici were religious festivals instituted by the state and presided over by magistrates. Publici consisted of ludi scaenici; theatre performance, ventiones; animal hunts, and ludi circenses; chariot racing. There was not a month in the Roman calendar that did not celebrate the gods; they were essential to public life. Within the publici, there were a multitude of festivals that celebrated ludi, being celebrated to honor the many gods. Games within these festivals could include chariot races, animal hunts and theatre performances.
From 1892 to 2002, the Olympic Games are considered one of the most important and popular sport events worldwide held every four years in different countries. Factors such as ethnicity, gender and financial support contributed to the establishment of the Olympic Games. The competition between several countries, races and ethnicities were the main pillars in which the Olympics were built on. Documents 1,3,4,5 and 6 all demonstrate us the differences between ethnicities. Document 1 is a speech from the founder of the modern Olympic movement to the Athletic Society of France.
Mount Olympus was named to honor the Greek god Zeus, the god of thunder and the king of gods. In those times, the Greeks had invented athletic games to compete in and held them in honor of the gods. Nearly all the events were held at the Panathinaiko Stadium. The Olympic Games were held every four years. Wars were put on hold in surrounding cities and towns so the Greeks could travel to and from Olympia in peace.
Most of the Geeks owe their names to a religious saint. A very important Greek tradition that takes place in the entire Greece is that everyone who has a name coming from a saint Greek Traditions and Superstitions 3 celebrated by the church celebrates his name on a given day of the year. On the “name day” of someone, his friends and family visit him without invitation and offer their wishes as well as small presents. In Greece, name days are more important than birthdays. Another tradition is the Engagement.
Andalusia, Spain, whose capital is Seville is often referred to as the “mother” of folklore. With ” 3000 hours of sun per year, many kilometers of golden sand beaches and those beautiful natural ports (aboutspain)”, Andalusia is filled with an eclectic mix of culture, color, art, and music. Because Andalusia was populated by a variety of culture / people, week long festivals are celebrated on a yearly basis. Weather and landscape do not contribute to the art of Flamenco, but its people. From a historical aspect, flamenco was and still is a land where dance is part of life.
“When a tradition gathers enough strength to go on for centuries, you don’t just turn it off one day.” Chinua Achebe was one of the first to really understand not only tradition but the human race as well. In “The Lottery” by Shirley Jackson, Chinua’s form of tradition is put into play. Every year, each town comes together and picks many slips of paper at times, finally reaching one person. The person chosen is stoned to death. Different forms of tradition are widely followed by a variety of people, although they may not know why it is being followed.
A combination of her extraordinary leadership skills and hard-work enabled Greece to host the 2004 Athens Olympic Games and make a memory of it in the mind of the world’s citizens. In what ways are the bid processes and preparations for the Games similar or different leadership challenges? * Political issues and government bureaucracies was one of the challenges that Gianna had to deal with during the preparation stage while it wasn’t a challenge in the bid process. * In both processes, Gianna had a deadline but the difference was that in the preparation stage Gianna had to carry out the work load of 7 years plan in 4 years. * In the preparation process, Gianna had to deal with the main challenge which was the increase in the costs for most of the projects due to the delay.
The Olympic Games are considered to be the world’s most prestigious and has got to be the most important sports competition that is held every four years at the chosen country. This sports competition is obviously inspired by the ancient Olympic Games that originated from Greece during 8th century BC. It was originally a religious athletic even that was held at the sanctuary of Zeus, the only games that were featured at that time was wrestling, pankration, horse and chariot racing events. The name Olympics was given by the great demi-God Hercules, which is of course only according to legend. What is so nice about the olympics is that, they don't only feature athletes from several countries, they also have a specific competition for people with