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Ancient Greece History, Civilization and Culture

The story of how ancient Greece’s tentative structures transformed into the firm foundation of our contemporary world is gripping, enlightening, and immensely rewarding. Discover why the ancient Greeks deserve such a prominent place in our history.

The story of how ancient Greece’s tentative structures transformed into the firm foundation of our contemporary world is gripping, enlightening, and immensely rewarding. Discover why the ancient Greeks deserve such a prominent place in our history.

Discover the World That Gave Us Our World

If you’ve ever wondered where the original odometer, the concept of philosophy, or the first lighthouse came from, it’s time to get to know the people of ancient Greece. The story of how ancient Greece’s tentative structures transformed into the firm foundation of our contemporary world is gripping, enlightening, and immensely rewarding.

Visit Ancient Greece with Online Learning

Online courses also give you a chance to tour famous feats of innovative architecture and engineering, explore the early inventions that led to our modern marvels, and get up-close-and-personal with the art that has shaped our aesthetic sensibilities. Or, look at the other side of ancient Greece with online courses on the 99% of ordinary people whose names don’t make it into the history books—but whose lives are no less fascinating than the great leaders whose names we all know.

How to Explore Ancient Greece

If you really want to delve into the life and times of the ancient Greece, learning through an extensive collection of online courses is the best way to go. You can find more than 50 lectures spanning an immense selection of topics including:

  • Culture
  • Religion
  • Politics
  • Mythology
  • Art
  • Architecture and engineering
  • Language

and more. No matter which facet of ancient Greece interests you, or if you just want to dig into the subject as a whole, every online course features videos, graphics, and stories that are so entertaining and unbelievable, you’ll forget you’re learning.

The Ancestors of Us All

Blazoned above the portal of Apollo's temple at Delphi were the words, "Know thyself." For us, this injunction to self-awareness also commands knowledge of the ancient Greeks. Through this vast selection of online courses, you will get to know the details and truths of ancient Greek civilzations that are not covered in most history courses. You’ll come away with a new understanding and appreciation for past eras, and a much deeper understanding of “thyself.”

From the Famous to the Foreign

So much of ancient Grece has permeated our culture that anyone with a superficial knowledge of history can claim they know everything there is to know about it. But one of the biggest advantages to learning about ancient Greece with our online courses is the opportunity to uncover lesser-known accomplishments in art and architecture, and discover hidden gems of the ancient Greek world that will give you a comprehensive and complete view of how history made us who we are today. Through these online learning courses you can discover:

  • The Greek Dark Ages
  • A day in the life of an ancient Greek female, slave, solider, and sailor
  • How the sick, disabled, elderly, and deceased members of ancient Greek society were treated
  • What the ancient Greeks did for fun and relaxation
  • How the Etruscans influenced and impacted ancient Greece
  • How ancient Greek temples, ships, and weapons were constructed and evolved into modern design techniques
  • How to read important works in the ancient Greek language
  • A whole new look at ancient Greek mythology and writings

Start learning today!