Ancient athens world map. Covering important topics such as art and architecture mythology wars culture and society poetry olympics history periods philosophy playwrights kings and rulers of ancient greece. Situated in southern europe athens became the leading city of ancient greece in the first millennium bc and its cultural achievements during the 5th century bc laid the foundations of western civilization. Voyage with odysseus survive training as a spartan boy soldier and take a city tour round ancient athens. About 2500 years ago greece was one of the most important places in the ancient world.
Athens is one of the oldest named cities in the world having been continuously inhabited for at least 5000 years. The early mycenaean period c. Read and explore the history of the ancient greek world from the neolithic to the classical period. Gate crash a party in a wealthy household construct your own temple for athena dive down to a ship.
Political geography of ancient greece in the archaic and classical periods. Map of ancient greek world southern italy greece and asia minor. Ancient greek civilization the period following mycenaean civilization which ended about 1200 bce to the death of alexander the great in 323 bce. It was a period of political philosophical artistic and scientific achievements that formed a legacy with unparalleled influence on western civilization.
The status role and daily life of women in the ancient civilizations of egypt rome athens israel and babylonia. The parthenon a temple dedicated to athena located on the acropolis in athens is one of the most representative symbols of the culture and sophistication of the ancient greeks. Ancient greece is the civilization that existed roughly between the 8th century bc and 600 ad and delphi was said to represent the center of it. Experience this epic and exciting website which explores the world of ancient greece using hundreds of objects from the british museum.
Women in the ancient world.