From the 6th and until the 1st century BCE the Agora as the heart of the government and the judiciary, as a public place of debate, as a place of worship, and as marketplace.
The tunnel is the second known tunnel in history which was excavated from both ends and the first with a geometry-based approach in doing so.
Homer is the earliest poet in Western culture whose works have survived intact.
They continued for nearly 12 centuries, until Emperor Theodosius decreed in 393 A.D. that all such “pagan cults” be banned.
The city-states emerged from the Dark Ages which followed the fall of the Mycenaean civilization in Greece and by the 8th century BCE a significant process of urbanisation had begun.
A flat wooden dish which stood on wooden legs and features many characteristics of lathes was found in a pit grave at Mycenae dated at 1100 to 1400 BC.
The aulos was a musical wind instrument played by the ancient Greeks. Made from cane, boxwood, bone, ivory, or occasionally metals the circular pipe (bombyke) was fitted with bulbous mouth pieces which gave the instrument a different pitch.