Template talk:Ancient Greece topics

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Improvements[edit]

Yes, there are definitely some that can be made. I modelled it on the Ancient Egypt one which I liked quite a lot, but decided to give it a different colour naturally. Some of the things I have put in there may very well be Hellenistic (esp. the later writers) rather than Ancient Greece, so feel free to change these. You may want to add more categories (such as cultural ones) to it, but try to keep it from being overcrowded --Knucmo2 21:39, 26 April 2006 (UTC)

I have added a new category of Famous Greeks. I think this is a key area we have missed out on - but i wasn't sure quite what to call it. Pjmc 07:30, 1 May 2007 (UTC)

I wanted to add Plato to the list, but I couldn't figure out how the current entries are ordered. -- intgr 15:01, 1 May 2007 (UTC)
Plato is already in the list - it was under Philosophy, which i have now changed to Philosophers to make it a little clearer. Pjmc 16:11, 1 May 2007 (UTC)

Arch of Hadrian[edit]

This arch was built during the Roman era, so should it be in this template which is about Ancient Greece, before Roman rule?
Teentje 16:56, 1 January 2007 (UTC)

Name removal[edit]

I removed a few names from the template which seem to have crept onto it in the past year or so: Demonax (the philosopher), a page I myself wrote, but whom I certainly don't think counts as one of the top twenty philosophers of ancient Greece. Theognis of Megara - a very poorly written page which I can make little sense of whatsoever. Coroebus of Elis - an athlete who won the first Olympic Games, but about whom little seems to be known. Demonax (lawmaker) - a man who apparently reformed the constitution of the Cyrenaeans, but doesn't seem to be nearly as important as Solon or Lycurgus. Free free to justify their inclusion is anyone wants to put any of them back. Singinglemon (talk) 21:47, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Greek numerals[edit]

Where would the best place be to put in links to Greek numerals and Attic numerals? I was thinking that they might fit into the Writing section. While they might not be articles in high demand, I believe they should be highlighted in this template because they are integral parts of Greek writing. In literature, numbers come down to us as spelled-out words, but in the papyri and on inscriptions numbers are usually in one of these forms. Thus to complete the writing section, I think the links to the numeral articles are needed. Does anyone have objects to me putting these articles in the Writing section of this template? I didn't want to make a major change like that without some input. Amphipolis (talk) 14:10, 31 May 2011 (UTC)

Shifting groups/cultures into People section[edit]

28-July-2011: Into the People section, I have moved the people groups from the bottom Lists (such as: Playwrights · Poets · Philosophers · Tyrants · Mythological figures) and also moved the cultures (such as: Ancient Greek tribes · Greeks · Thracian Greeks · Ancient Macedonians). Otherwise, it was confusing that no "Poets" were mentioned in the People section. The key issue is that those other articles are describing groups, or whole cultures, but they still refer to "People" while the article-format, as being lists (rather than prose), was a side-issue, just cluttering the key issue of them being groups of people. -Wikid77 (talk) 18:23, 28 July 2011 (UTC)