Ancient Greece : A Very Influential Period For Europe And Other Parts Of The World

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Ancient Greece was a very influential period for Europe and other parts of the world too. Ancient Greece from 800-150 BC was a very influential period for the Greeks. From around 800-500 BC they discovered many new different art styles and encountered many different forms such as architecture, pottery, sculpture. This period in ancient Greece is known as the Archaic Period. During this period the Greeks had discovered many new political enhancements. They were enlightened with the idea of a democracy and began to form some parts on democracy into their government. The Archaic Period has come after the horrible traumatic period in Greece called the Dark Age. After the Archaic Period it begins the Classical Period. This time in Greece has last from 500-320 BC. During this time the Greeks began to conflict with the kingdom of Persia. This was the peak of culture and politics in Athens. Athens and Sparta forced the Greeks into defending their own territory. Their government had changed into a fully functioning democracy. The Greeks had been on of the first countries to have a democracy that works. The last period in this time frame is the Hellenistic Period. This period is in-between they conflict of the Persian Empire and the growth of the Roman control. Some influential people in this time period was Alexander the Great, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Alexander the great was one of the greatest military people in history. Alexander formed his own military group of some…

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