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Ancient Greek gods, myths, and heroes
Greek mythology is the body of myths and stories that belong to the ancient Greeks and deal with the numerous Greek gods, heroes, mythological creatures, and rituals of ancient Greece.More on Greek mythology!
Ancient Greek philosophy
Greek philosophy, and Greek philosophers
The western philosophical tradition began in ancient Greece in the 6th century BC. The 3 most important Greek philosophers were Socrates, Plato, Aristotle.More on Greek philosophy!
History of ancient Greece, important events
It’s a well-documented fact that the influence and impact of ancient Greece on the modern world is immeasurable. This is why ancient Greece is called the birthplace or cradle of Western civilization. The civilization of ancient Greece flourished more than 2500 years ago but the ideas of the ancient Greeks continue to influence the way we live today.
Ancient Greece produced magnificent achievements which still influence our lives in the areas of government/democracy, sciences, philosophy, art, architecture, amongst many others. The ideals of freedom, individualism and democratic forms of government were developed in the Greek city-states in their most mature form to that date during the 5th and 4th centuries BC.
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