Knowledge and Learning


The ideas and achievements of the ancient Greeks changed their world and still affect us today.

Philosophers such as Sokrates, Plato and Aristotle formulated ideas about how the world worked. The study of history was created by Herodotus and Thucydides. Artists tried to find more natural and realistic ways of representing the world. Doctors, like Hippokrates, started to look for rational reasons for the causes of illness and disease.

Plato's Cave

Meet some of ancient Greece's greatest artists and thinkers


What caused the great plague of Athens?

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