Athens - Was one of several Greek colonies that grew into city-states after the Dorian invasions of about 750 B.C. and is generally considered one of the two greatest of the city-states.
Sparta - Was the second leading city-state in ancient Greece and was profoundly militarily focused.
Thermopylae - It was the only way an army could move between Northern to Southern Greece during the classical period.
Marathon - The battle held in 490 B.C., which was one of the most decisive battles in the world's military history.
Dionysus - Located in Athens, it is probably the most famous of the ancient Greek theaters.
Peloponnesian War - Took place between Sparta and Athens during the fifth Century B.C., also sometimes called the Age of Pericles.
Peloponnesus - The southern peninsula of Greece.
Mysteries - These were religious celebrations honoring certain gods or goddesses.
Greek Sculpture - An art form...
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