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You should move to Greece because of its many achievements, which will be explained in the following text. These achievements includes beliefs, the arts, and history.

Gods and Myths - Station 1

You should move to Greece because they base their lives off of myths and stories. Their myths help them guide their lives, so that they can live a happy life. For example, in the myth, The First Aviators, you can learn that you need to obey your parents because Icarus died, since he did not listen to his father's directions, which were to not fly too close to the sun.

City-States and the Gods - Station 2

This is a statue of the Greek Goddess Athena.

Every city-state in Athens is protected by a special God or Goddess, which means you will always he protected if you do not make your Gods angry. For example, Athena is the goddess of Athens because she won a contest against Poseidon, which she won by giving the people of Athens an olive tree. Next, I will explain how to keep your Gods or Goddesses satisfied.

Honoring the Gods - Station 3

The Greeks hold important festivals to worship their Gods. If they do not worship their God, their God could get angry, and cause trouble. The Olympics were like a religious festival because they were held to impress the Gods.

Greek Literature - Station 4

This is a sculpture of Homer writing.

In Greece, they have fables and epic poems. Fables are short stories that teach a lesson and usually involve animals. An epic poem is just simply a long poem that tells a story. Little did the Greeks know that their writing would be the building block for modern literature. A famous writer named Homer lives in Greece, who is famous for writing Iliad and The Odyssey.

Greek Theatre - Station 5

A famous Greek theatre called the Epidaurus.

You should move to Greece because they invented two types of drama, including Tragedy and Comedy. If you walk into a Greek theatre, you may see dancers, hear an orchestra, and watch fantastic acting. You may want to watch Oedipus, which is a Greek tragedy featuring a man who scooped out his own eyeballs and married his mother.

Greek Art - Station 6

You should move to Greece because they enjoy making glorified human sculptures. The Greeks also make pottery with illustrations, which depict their stories and myths. Phidias is a famous Greek sculptor, and is known for creating the Statue of Athena for the Parthenon, which we talked about earlier.

Greek History - Station 8

You should move to Greece because they were the first ones to write down their history. Herodotus, the father of history, wrote an account of the Persian War, using primary sources to make his accounts accurate. The Greeks are very inventive and intelligent, and realized that they could use writing to help people in the future.

Greek Philosophy - Station 9

You should move to Greece because they value philosophy, the study of knowledge, reality, and existence. They believe that the universe is put together in an orderly way. Socrates is one of the most memorable philosophers. He tutored Plato, who tutored Aristotle, who tutored Alexander the Great.

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