Greek problem greeks concluded all males should be qualified to discuss it. Most greek historians say that alexander was not crowned pharaoh. Greek culture is foundational to european history, culture, etc. Greek society is radically different from society today similar foundational principles but also quite alien. What characterizes a good person virtue in today"s society, treating people well greeks would consider alien aristocratic greeks look down on slaves, foreigners, women, etc. Greek motto help your friends, harm your enemies good marriage man and woman think alike source of joy to friends and a source of pain to their enemies. Thessaly otherwise very mountainous meant that agricultural land was broken up naturally political boundaries tended to fall along relief lines natural boundaries, like the argolid topography small areas. Corinth shallow coastal plains, foothills, then mountains coastal plains yielded grains, hills yielded olives and vines. Greek communities tended to be small due in part to the topography.