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The Roman Empire

While the republic of Rome began in the 8th century BC, it reached its zenith nearly one thousand years later in the …


Ancient Europe

Ancient Europe, with the exception of the classical realm of Rome and Greece, was a wild and uncivilized place, populated by tribes …


Golden Age of Greece

After the Greco-Persian War, in which Greece arose victorious, Greece settled into a “Golden Age” of peace and prosperity. The citizens of …


Greco-Persian Wars

Looking to expand their territory still further, Persia, under the rule of King Darius first, then later King Xerxes, made three attempts …


Early Greece

Situated at the southern end of the Balkan Peninsula, Greece was one of the earliest civilizations in Europe. Greece consisted of numerous …