5 Facts About Ancient Greece

Here are 5 facts about Ancient Greece

  • Ancient Greece covers the period 8th to 6th centuries BC to and beginning of the Early Middle Ages with the rise of the Byzantine era
  • Athens ruled Ancient Greece until their defeat in 404 BC in the Peloponnesian War
  • Rome ruled Ancient Greece after their victory over the Corinthians at the Battle of Corinth in 146 BC
  • Through the Roman Empire, Greek culture came to be the foundation of Western culture in general
  • Greek mythology consists of stories belonging to the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes
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