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Paragraph on “How important were goddesses in Greek mythology?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

How important were goddesses in Greek mythology? One of the most remarkable features of Greek religion and mythology is the important part played by the goddesses. In Greece itself, women played no part in public affairs, yet the goddess Athena was the protector of Athens, and there is a myth which tells us that she attained this position by overcoming the god Poseidon. Hera, the wife of Zeus, De-meter the goddess...
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Paragraph on “How old is the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

How old is the story of Jason and the Golden Fleece? About three thousand years ago, minstrels wandered in the beautiful land of Greece, telling wonderful tales of gods and men. At that time, the Greeks lived in huge fortified citadels built on the tops of hills. Each citadel had its own king, and he ruled the valleys around it, where olives and corn grew, and also the mountain slopes, where...
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Paragraph on “What is St. Elmo’s fire?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What is St. Elmo’s fire? St Elmo’s fire is the ghostly halo of light that is to be seen around the tips of ships’ masts and aircrafts’ wings, during storms. It is caused by lightning, which is a discharge of electricity, either between two clouds or between a cloud and the Earth. In the sixteenth century St Elmo was the patron saint of Mediterranean seamen, who believed that this luminous discharge...
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Paragraph on “What is lightning?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What is lightning? When something has an electric charge, ether positive or negative, the electricity tries o ‘low away to nearby objects. The charge tries to spread itself out evenly. This is why electricity sparks from the comb to your hand as shown opposite. The electric charge jumps across the narrow gap through the air. An American inventor who lived 200 years ago, Benjamin Franklin, thought that lightning was something to...
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Paragraph on “What made man want to paint?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

What made man want to paint?   The earliest forms of art by primitive man were an expression of his feelings about life. He was essentially a hunter and he believed that by drawing images of animals such as bison, mammoth or reindeer, and the weapons he used to slay these animals, he was symbolically giving strength to his ability to kill them. He considered his pictures had a spiritual force...
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Paragraph on “Do any people today live in the same kind of houses as their ancestors?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

Do any people today live in the same kind of houses as their ancestors ? There are many parts of the world where primitive man, living a tribal life, did not develop in areas of science, literature and discovery, that is, he remained uncivilised. And later, not touched by technology, he felt no need to change. But he firmly established through essential crafts, arts and customs, his culture, that is, his...
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Paragraph on “How can we learn history from architecture?” complete paragraph for Class 9, Class 10, Class 11 and Class 12

How can we learn history from architecture? A style of architecture is simply a type of structure, built for a particular need, with available materials, and by the known methods of design and construction of the day. What remains today of architecture, or buildings, of earlier times, not only tells us what kind of bricks and mortar, timber or other materials were used for building, but also how people lived. So,...
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