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Greek Architecture(11 Photos)
Discover the beauty of Greek architecture across Europe from temples to amphitheatres.
Sparta was a Greek city-state known for their great warriors.
The Peloponnesian War
The Peloponnesian WarVideo Clip (2:22)
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Athens' military campaign against the Peloponnesian League that eventually ended the Greek Golden Age, as told by musician and artist Jeffrey Lewis.
Deconstructing History: The Acropolis
Deconstructing History: The AcropolisVideo Clip (2:36)
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Built over 2500 years ago, the Parthenon remains one of the most visited archeological sites in the world.
Deconstructing History: Spartans
Deconstructing History: SpartansVideo Clip (2:06)
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Ten-thousand strong, the Spartan army was highly skilled and technologically advanced for its time.
Zeus and the Great Flood
Zeus and the Great FloodVideo Clip (2:32)
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When natural disasters struck, the ancient Greeks believed that Zeus, their god of all gods, showing anger and displeasure.
Was Atlantis Located in Ancient Greece?
Was Atlantis Located in Ancient Greece?Video Clip (3:11)
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Some historians believe an ancient Greek temple could be the palace of Atlantis described by Plato in his writings.
Rebuilding AcropolisVideo Clip (4:47)
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Built as a temple for the Goddess Athena, the Parthenon is considered one of the greatest examples of Greek architecture still standing today.
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The Hellenistic Age lasted from the death of Alexander the Great in 323 B.C. until the rise of the Roman Empire in 31 B.C.Go
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