Fun historical facts
Greek history, interesting facts
Ancient Greek democracy, the world's first, lasted for only 185 years.
No wars were permitted in the month before the ancient Olympics, so that spectators could travel to Olympia unharmed.
Historians believe that the Battle of Salamis, a naval battle fought between the Greeks and the Persian Empire in 480 BC, is one of the most significant battles in human history.
Almost every known language in the Middle Ages was spoken in the Byzantine Empire at one point.
Greece was the first country during WWII to Defeat an Axis power (the Italians).