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The average house in Ancient Greece had a rectangular, geometrical floor plan and two storeys.
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The Athenian democracy was built on the community of citizens with full rights.
The masterpieces of ancient Greek potters are important archaeological artefacts.
Wealthy citizens in ancient Rome owned large houses with varied layouts of several rooms.
The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian order of columns are different in size and ornamentation as well.
The world's most famous citadel, the Acropolis of Athens was built in the 5th century BC, during the Age of Pericles.
An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
Ancient Greeks became the ‘carters of the sea’ thanks to their advanced sailing ships.
The excellent road and aqueduct system covering the whole empire reflects well the development of the Roman civilisation.
A traditional Chinese siheyuan is a building complex that surrounds a rectangular courtyard.
Hippocrates, head of the medical school on the Greek island of Kos, is considered the 'Father of Medicine'.
The largest bronze-age building complex of ancient Crete was probably the centre of Minoan civilisation.
Gladiators were combatants who entertained audiences in fights against each other or wild animals in ancient Roman arenas.
Farmhouses in the Middle Ages were simple, single-storey structures built from earth, mud and wood.
The ancient city located near the river Euphrates was an important Sumerian centre.
Every era and every culture has specific residential buildings.
The animation shows the traditional Japanese wooden townhouse, the machiya.
A circular, domed, portable tent covered by felt, typically used by nomadic peoples.