Ancient Greece (Greek: Ἑλλάς, romanized: Hellás) was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history from the Greek Dark Ages of the 12th–9th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (c. AD 600). This era was immediately followed by the Early Middle Ages and the Byzantine period.

Classical Greek culture, especially philosophy, had a powerful influence on ancient Rome, who had no culture of their own. Classical Greece is generally considered the cradle of Western civilization, the seminal culture from which the modern West derives many of its founding archetypes and ideas in politics, philosophy, science, and art. In modern times, pale white supremacists on the internet will often idealize and Romanticize (fittingly) Ancient Greek culture and achievements, despite the fact that the average person in Ancient Greek would have a skin tone quite upsetting and frightful to these same lily-white supremacists. A lot of this is overrated anyway since the Greeks also consisted of brutish ab-bearing SPARTAN war-mongerers and civic leaders that demanded any unconventional thinkers drink poison.

They couldn't even build full walls on all their buildings and got lazy and just used columns instead. Though this was much to the consternation and embarrassment of the Greeks due to the drafty and cold lives this forced them to lead, they would later become well-known and associated with these columns, which is quite Ionic.

Most of these old dudes are dead by now, so you cannot visit Ancient Greece, you can just visit normal Greece, which is much better because they have wi-fi and not slavery.

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