Ancient Greek civilization, the period following Mycenaean civilization, which ended about 1200 bce, to the death of Alexander the Great, in 323 bce. It was a period of political, philosophical, artistic, and scientific achievements that formed a legacy with unparalleled influence on Western civilization. - Britannica, 2015.

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  • History of ancient world to 499 - 930
  • Greece to 323 - 938
  • Greek myths - 398.232495

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The following encyclopedia may provide you with some useful information:

  • Exploring Ancient Civilisations - Volume 5 you will find information on Ancient Greece. However, don't forget to also use the index where you can locate further material for your research. Some extra topics that can be found in this encyclopedia are: Aristotle (Vol.1) - Athens (Vol.2) - Knossos (Vol.6)
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