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10.1: A beginner’s guide- Ancient Greece

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    The Greeks were united by a shared language, religion, and culture.

    c. 700 - 146 B.C.E.

    By around 500 B.C.E. “rule by the people,” or democracy, emerged in the city of Athens. Following the defeat of the Persian Empire, Greece (and Athens in particular) entered a golden age of art, literature, and philosophy.


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