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  1. Ancient Greece: The Ancient Greek Olympics

    The first ancient Greek Olympics at Olympia were sacred to Greek religion. Later, they evolved into ...
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  2. Ancient Greece: Alexander the Great - The Conqueror of Persia and the East

    In just 13 years, Alexander became the ruler of a vast empire spanning Greece, Egypt and much of the ...

    Updated 10-26-2015 at 12:18 AM by manolis

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  3. Ancient Greece: Spartan Women - Helen of Troy, Queen of Sparta

    Helen of Troy, often regarded as the most beautiful woman in the world, famously sparked the Trojan ...
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  4. Ancient Greece: Ancient Greek Olympic Games Revival - Birth of First Modern Olympics

    Their revival conceived in an 1833 poem, it took more than sixty years for the Olympic Games to become ...
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  5. Ancient Greece: Ancient Greek Musical Contests at the Pythian Games, Delphi

    Dedicated to Apollo, the Pythian Games at Delphi celebrated Ancient Greek music. Archaeological has ...
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  6. Ancient Greece: Corinth - A Brief history

    Corinth is an ancient city with a long and varied history; it has experienced periods of great wealth ...
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  7. Wine And Dine In Ancient Greece

    So you would like to come to dinner at my place tonight? Let me see.. I don't have a thing in the house ...
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  8. To Safeguard Democracy

    Themistocles turned back only once as he walked away from his beloved city of Athens. If he was lucky, ...
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  9. The Golden Box and Its Hidden Treasure

    Zeus' fury knew no bounds. He was the father of heaven and the father of the gods. It was unthinkable ...
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  10. Helen of Troy

    In my introduction to these ancient Greece articles, I raised the question about whether the Trojan ...
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  11. A Modern Madam

    Athens, 440 BC

    She heard the whisper from a mouth covered by a palm. Furtive eyes looked ...
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