Many of the things we associate with ancient Greece are connected with notable individuals. From science and astronomy to politics and philosophy, take a look at these influential Greek figures.
Imagining a distant time is much easier if you know a bit about the landscape. Explore Ancient Greek Cities and Sites in these articles to get a better picture of this ancient world.
For a bird’s-eye-view of Ancient Greece, start with the General Ancient Greek history section. Learn the basic facts and ideas that made Ancient Greece such a fascinating time and place.
Lyceum, a tract of ground outside ancient Athens. It was the site of a gymnasium (exercise ground) and had many paths and covered passages.
Greece, Ancient. The civilization of the ancient Greeks grew up around the Aegean Sea and spread through the Greek mainland.