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.
Strabo, (64? B.C.-19? A.D.), a Greek geographer and historian. He wrote a 17-volume geography based on his own travels (in Europe, North Africa, and Asia) and on earlier writings.
Greece, Ancient. The civilization of the ancient Greeks grew up around the Aegean Sea and spread through the Greek mainland.