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  • Tinkle

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    The ancient Greeks were the people inhabiting the Greek peninsula and islands in the centuries leading up to and including the classical period (5th-4th centuries BCE). Some of their major accomplishments include:

    1. Philosophy – Ancient Greek philosophers like Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle made groundbreaking contributions to fields like logic, metaphysics, ethics, and political theory.

    2. Mathematics – Greek mathematicians like Pythagoras, Euclid, and Archimedes made major advancements in geometry, algebra, and the understanding of mathematical concepts.

    3. Science – Greek scholars like Hippocrates, Ptolemy, and Galen made important discoveries and developments in fields like medicine, astronomy, and physics.

    4. Architecture – The ancient Greeks developed architectural styles like the Doric, Ionic, and Corinthian orders, and constructed impressive structures like the Parthenon.

    5. Theater – The ancient Greeks are credited with the origins of Western drama, with playwrights like Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides.

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