The Peloponnesian War The ancient Hellenes often fought each other and the period is a series of wars and changing alliances. Hellenism is the term typically to describe the spread of culture from the Greek civilization that developed after the reign of Alexander the Great.
Hellenistic Art In Hellenistic art and literature, this alienation expressed itself in a rejection of the collective demos and an emphasis on the individual.
Our world is an imperfect parody of the Platonic flawless and superior world of Ideas. They imported ivory, gold, ebony, pearls, cotton, spices and sugar for medicine from India ; furs and iron from the Far East; wine from Syria and Chios; papyrus, linen and glass from Alexandria; olive oil from Athens; dates and prunes from Babylon and Damaskos; silver from Spain; copper from Cyprus; and tin from as far north as Cornwall and Brittany.
The Homeric dialect was an archaic language based on Ionic dialect mixed with some element of Aeolic dialect and Attic dialect the latter due to the Athenian edition of the 6th century BC.
Haephestus was the God of craftsmen and created the first women, Pandora, as a punishment for man. If Greece would have been left by itself it probably would not have made it as a nation.