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Ancient Greece is too large a subject to try and encompass it all on one page of listings.  While there may be some overlap, the other pages listed above will be of help filling in details to material found here.

15 Ancient Greek Heros from Plutarch's Lives __ Biographies of 15 ancient Greek heroes. Chronological order from earlier to later -

Ancient Athens of Greece __ A good look st the history and art of ancient Athens. - illustrated - From -

Ancient Athens Part 1 __ Video of early Athens history. - video - 

Ancient Greece __ "Ancient Greece is the civilization belonging to the period of Greek history lasting from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to 146 BC and the Roman conquest of Greece after the Battle of Corinth."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia -

Ancient Greece __ You will find Greek history and culture alongside maps and pictures of art, archaeological sites, and museums. - illustrated - From -

Ancient Greece - History, mythology, art, war, culture, society __ Topics on the history, art and architecture, mythology, wars, geography and culture of the ancient Greek civilization. Also with a forum, essays, photos and more. - illustrated - From -

Ancient Greece for Kids __  Here you will find ancient Greek history, Ancient Greek art, architecture, food, clothing, and more for kids. - illustrated - From -

Ancient Greek Civilization __ Overview of a course taught By Professor Jeremy McInerney, Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley,
University of Pennsylvania.  Even if you are not taking the class, there is a lot of good info in the overview. - From -

Ancient Greek Civilization Resources __ A brief summary article and a few online resources. - From -  

Ancient Greek Women in Athens __ A summary overview of the position of women in Ancient Athens. - illustrated - From Casey Graham -  

Alexander __ Basic outline of Alexander's conquests - map -

Alexander Changes the World __ "The Greeks intended to conquer Macedonia but they became the conquered, due to the Macedonian king, Phillip II, and his famous son, Alexander." -

Alexander the Great __ History of Alexander the Great - Illustrated -

Alexander the Great History Project Homepage __ Alexander the Great by three high school students - illustrated -

Alexander the Great, Synopsys, JJP __ Everything you ever wanted to know about Alexander - illustrated -

Ancient Greece ( ancient Greek civilization ) __ "Much has been said about the greek influnce on modern day society, from democracy to philosphy. Find out about who shaped this history, and the people who populated the imagination of historians." - illustrated - From -

Ancient Greece Index __ General website about ancient Greek civilization. - photos and other illustrations, articles, and a whole lot more - From CrystaLinks -


Ancient Greece Part 1 __ A three part website covers many topics from mythology to just about everything else to do with ancient Greek civilization. - From CrystaLinks - 

Ancient Greek Architecture - Great Buildings Online __ Photos of ancient Greek architecture. Pictures of ancient Greece - some very basic architectural information - From Artifice Inc. -
Ancient Greek Cities __ Tour nine ancient Greek cities - photos of ancient Greece, ancient Greek history, athletics, famous people - English or Greek -

Behind the Name: Ancient Greek Names __ Long list and derivations of ancient Greek names. - From -

Electronic Passport to Ancient Greece __ A great general introduction to ancient Greek civilization for the younger student. - several sections, illustrated - From Mr.Dowling's Electronic Passport -

Getting Started __ While this is a web page introducing a course on ancient Greece, the "relevant facts" section is a tiny little goldmine. "Ancient Greece" was not really a "country" or "nation," as we ordinarily think of these terms (and certainly not a centralized kingdom, as you might guess from the depiction of the heroic age in the Iliad). Rather, it was a cultural constellation..." It certainly was and you will find a few additional facts here. Now this is certainly a long review for such a little website. Oh, by the way, the complete text of the Odyssey is there too. - From Harvard University -

Gigantomachy in Ancient Greek Sculpture __ "The gigantomachy, or the battle between the Olympian gods led by Zeus and the giants led by Alcyoneus,1 is a popular theme in Ancient Greek art including vase painting and sculpture. Several sculpture representations of the gigantomachy are found on various buildings." You will find a detailed paper. - By David Penso -

Greece__ "Two families, one from Sparta and one from Athens are at war. Follow their fortunes through good and bad. Discover what it was like to live in Greece in 430 BCE, how democracy gave way to tyranny, and how Alcibiades kept changing sides. There is assistance for teachers who would like to use this in a classroom. Your language options are English or Greek." Click on the big picture to enter the site - From Snaith Primary School -

Greece's Greatest Hero __ About the life and times of Hercules. Find out about the women in his life, and what his labors were - photos - From Tufts University -

Greek Achievements - Ancient Greece __ "The most important areas of Greek achievement were math and science. They achieved all kinds of things in the areas of psychology, astronomy, geometry, biology, physics, and medicine."  And you will learn of many more in this essay. - From -

Greek Art __ A good introductory site for the younger student from History for Kids. Use text links to reach different areas of the site. - illustrated -


Greek Civilization Encapsulated __ Brief history of ancient Greek civilization. -

Greek Culture __ "Men ran the government, and spent a great deal of their time away from home. When not involved in politics, the men spent time in the fields, overseeing or working the crops, sailing, hunting, in manufacturing or in trade."  A good overview of many aspects of ancient Greek culture. - From - 

Greek Philosophy__ Enormous site about ancient Greece and the origins of Greek philosophy. - illustrated - From Friesian School -

Greek Theater __ "This page is designed to provide a brief introduction to Ancient Greek Theater, and to provide tools for further research."  Click-to-read articles about ancient Greek theater. - illustrated - From -

The Greeks __ Several papers dealing with different aspects of ancient Greek life. - some are illustrated - From Rich East High School -

History of Ancient Greece 1500 B.C. __ Video about early Greek history beginning in Crete. - video -

Historyforkids (Greece) __ Wide-ranging site about ancient Greek civilization and daily life in ancient Greece. This is good introductory material for the younger grades. - illustrated - From History for Kids -

History of Herodotus __ The full online text of the History of Herodotus - By Herodotus and MIT. -

Man Who Gave Away 500 Tons of Gold in One Day, The __ An unusual account of Alexander and his defeat of the Persian army. -

Origins of Greek Pottery __ "There is no disputing about tastes. The Greek was no less a man of taste than the American, though he preferred to drink wine at feasts from a black earthen kylix decorated in red, or a red cup with paintings in black. He had glass, and plenty of thin and beautiful glass, in cups and goblets of varied form." It is a fascinating tale and you will find a good introduction here. - illustrated - From Pagewise Inc. -

Pythagoras (c.570~ez_mdash~c.495 BCE) __ "The pre-Socratic Greek philosopher Pythagoras must have been one of the world~ez_rsquo~s greatest persons, but he wrote nothing, and it is hard to say how much of the doctrine we know as Pythagorean is due to the founder of the society and how much is later development."  An article about the life of Pythagoras. - From -

Red Figure Vases __ About how ancient Greeks made those red figured vases. - step by step through the process. -

Selections from Aristotle's Politics __ "Every state is a community of some kind, and every community is established with a view to some good; for mankind always act in order to obtain that which they think good. But, if all communities aim at some good, the state or political community, which is the highest of all, and which embraces all the rest, aims at good in a greater degree than any other, and at the highest good."  A collection of readings from Aristotle. - From -

Sfakia People and the Dorians __ About the Dorian migrations and what their contribution to ancient Greek civilization was. They brought with them what would be a new marvel for the Greeks -- iron. -

Slide Show __ Here you will find two slide shows dealing with ancient Greek and classic costume. Pictures of ancient Greece - illustrated - From University of Kentucky -

Thais - Greek Architecture - Iconographic Index __ You will find the architecture of ancient Greek civilization divided by era. - illustrated - From THAIS.IT - Architettura -




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