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The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important archaeological artefacts.
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The world's most famous citadel, the Acropolis of Athens was built in the 5th century BC, during the Age of Pericles.
The Athenian democracy was built on the community of citizens with full rights.
The average house in Ancient Greece had a rectangular, geometrical floor plan and two storeys.
Ancient Greeks became the ‘carters of the sea’ thanks to their advanced sailing ships.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
Large construction sites provide archaeologists searching for artefacts with a great deal of work.
Archimedes was one of the most brilliant Greek scholars of ancient times, who made his mark with military inventions as well.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
An ancient Greek myth about the tragedy of father and son who wanted to flee the island of Crete.
The Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology were as diverse as humans.
The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.
The city with advanced culture was the first settlement in history to have a citadel.
The Olympic Games, held in the town every 4th year after 776 BC made it one of the centres of ancient Greece.
Gladiators were combatants who entertained audiences in fights against each other or wild animals in ancient Roman arenas.
The theatre that has a distinctive shape and excellent acoustics was situated at the side of the Acropolis in Athens.
The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian order of columns are different in size and ornamentation as well.
A beehive tomb on the site of the ancient city of Mycenae, attributed to the legendary king.
According to Homer’s epic, Odysseus’ Stratagem caused the loss of Troy.
The characteristic ancient Greek statue was found on the bottom of the Adriatic Sea.
The animation shows five outstanding works in the history of sculpture.