Greeks In the U.S Travel
There are many places in Washington D.C that are a reference to Ancient Greek Architecture even the White House has columns like the greeks also the Lincoln Memorial and the U.S Capital.
They are only a short drive away from each other and even though can't go inside the U.S Capital or the White House they are a sight to see.You can go inside the Lincoln Memorial wich has a statue of Lincoln himself. There is also Thomas Jefferson Memorial with Greek Columns around it.
"The temples show the importance of balance and order in the Greeks' idea of beauty.Temples were built with rows of tall columns. The Greeks used three styles of columns."(TCI sect 4)
"The games also included combat sports, such as boxing and wrestling. In an event called the pancratium, men were allowed to punch, kick, and even choke each other. The event ended when one fighter surrendered, lost consciousness, or died."(TCI sec 8)
Ancient Greece Olympics or sports
Ancient Greeks had the first Olympics and we still have today around the world. The greeks did many of the same things. Today the Olympics are held around the world today and each country has their own team.
Ancient greek Stadium
A example of todays Staduims
Hope you enjoy your trip :)