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Greek Tragedy: The Invention of Drama
This exciting feature traces the beginnings of the drama as we now know it, from its earliest beginnings as satyr plays to the genius of the Big Three Greek tragedists--Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The article is in the form of a play script, complete with illustrations of the principals.

The Life and Death of Socrates
Learn more about the famous philosopher. Includes a link to famous quotes.

Lots of Great Greece Links
Find everything you need in your study of Ancient Greece here, at this wonderful site from KidsKonnect.

Homer: Poet for the Ages
Homer is said to have written The Iliad and The Odyssey, stories of The Trojan War and ancient Greece. But nobody really knows that much about him. This sight gives you insight into this shadowy figure.

Ancient Greek Philosophy
Your About Guide to philosophy takes you into the minds of the famous philosophers of ancient Greece, including Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Site has links to primary sources, so you can read for yourself what these "very smart" men wrote.

Socrates
Some people have called Socrates the founder of philosophy. Other people, including those who condemned him, said he was a menace to society. Read more about him and decide for yourself.

Greek Political History
Despite its many cultural advances, Greece was at its heart a political and war-filled society. Find out why at this great site written by students just like you.

Reasons for the Peleponnesian War
This war was a long time coming. Check out the long chain of events that led to Greek fighting against Greek.

Ancient Greece at War
Greece, it seems, was always at war. This ThinkQuest project examines the causes, geography, and results of the major wars in ancient Greece.

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