Major Accomplishments of the Ancient Greeks

1. They developed the world’s first democracy.2. They were the first people to take the scientific approach to medicine by actually studying the diseases. (Hippocrates)3. Playwrights wrote and produced the first dramas in outdoor theaters. (Euripides & Sophocles)4. They invented the rules of Geometry as well as other mathematics. (Euclid)5. They developed the art of…

Key Changes of Renaissance and Reformation

Charles V (24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and, as Charles I of Spain, of the Spanish realms from 1516 until his abdication in 1556.   As the heir of four of Europe’s leading dynasties – the Habsburgs of Austria, the Valois of Burgundy, the Trastamara of Castile and the House of Aragon – he ruled over extensive domains in Central, Western and Southern Europe, as well as the various…