Greece is a country well known all over the world for its glorious 3000 years old history. Democracy was born in Greece and the Ancient Greek civilization was a stepping stone for the modern western civilization.
The Greek Philosophy effected the western civilization with its ideas about politics, freedom of speech, human behavior, ethics and religion.
In Greece where born some of the greatest philosophers of all times like Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus and many others. Drama and theater was born here and great writers like Euripides, Aristophanes, Sophocles and Aeschylus wrote immortal plays like Electra, Iphigenia, Oedipus, Medea etc.
During its history Greece leaved glorious times during the Golden Age of Pericles of Athens, the Hellenistic times of Great Alexander and during the Byzantine times, when the Byzantine empire lived almost 1000 years, the longest lived empire ever. The ancient Greek monuments and temples with their architectural styles like the Ionian, Corinthian and Doric rhythm, have effected dramatically the Architecture of the western world and many famous contemporary buildings have been build according those architectural styles.
The development of arts and sciences found a fertile ground during the ancient Greek civilization, mathematics, geometry, physics, medicine, battle strategies and more were spread all over the western world during the renaissance until today.