By Michael Windover
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The past due 5th century BC was once the golden age of historical Athens. lower than the management of the well known soldier-statesman Perikles, Athenians begun rebuilding the Akropolis, the place they created the nonetheless awe-inspiring Parthenon. Athenians additionally reached a zenith of inventive fulfillment in sculpture, vase portray, and structure, which supplied carrying on with suggestion for lots of succeeding generations.
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