The Classical period or Ancient Greece started around 800BC and ended with the death of Alexander in 323BC, when the Hellenistic period started. In this period the Greek civilisation made great cultural achievements, laying the foundations of the Western civilisation. It has been immensely influential on the politics, educational systems, philosophy, art and architecture of the modern world. In this period powerful city states flourished in Greece and democracy developed.
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