What is areté? How can we observe the Greeks’ quest for this ideal (or expression of it) in art, architecture, and thought? Compose an essay in which you discuss areté in the cultural production or cultural practices of Classical Greece. You must discuss at least two of the following your categories of cultural production–art, architecture, philosophy/literature, or social customs –and you must use specific examples to back up your assertions.
There is no required word length, but the most successful answers will be a minimum of 250 words. Your answer must have complete sentences it progression of thoughts that is broken into paragraphs a discernible thesis, and conclusion that brings your ideas together.