The culture of ancient Greece produced many accomplishments, such as art that remains among the world's finest, the first valid approaches to science, the first works of literature that remain in the canon of classics an... More »

Located at the southeastern portion of Europe, Ancient Greece, which is in the same place as modern-day Greece, was and is the most southern country of the Balkan Peninsula. Ancient Greece dated back to the 8th century B... More »

Men in ancient Greece wore a knee-length tunic called a chiton and a cloak called a himation. Different types of tunics and cloaks were worn for specialized uses such as exercise and horseback riding. Ancient Greeks gene... More »

The natural resources in ancient Greece include coal, marble, bauxite, clay, chromate and ore. Silver and gold were also available in some areas of the Greece. More »

Overall, the ancient Greeks had a polytheistic culture that emphasized the importance of sacrifices and rituals to appease the many gods and goddesses who were known to interfere in human affairs. Emphasis was on earthly... More »

The ancient Greek, or Hellenistic, world after Alexander the Great — comprising regions as diverse as the Middle East (Syria and Persia), North Africa (Egypt), Greece and Macedonia — was broadly unified by its language, ... More »

Aristotle's major contributions to science include the development of Scientific Method and founding a school in Athens that provided the world’s first comprehensive study of human knowledge from the perspective of natur... More »