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Classical Greece commonly refers the period of Ancient Greece that follows the Archaic period and lasted from the 5th through the 4th centuries BC. It was succeeded by the Hellenistic period, that started after Alexander the Great's death in 323 BC.

Notable events of the era include:

Classical Greece shouldn't be confused with the classical era, a broader term used for the period of cultural history of the Greco-Roman world that lasted from the 8th century BC to the decline of the Roman Empire in the 5th century AD.

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for questions specific to the Greek Dark Ages (the Homeric era)
for questions specific to the Greco-Persian Wars
for questions about the Hellenistic period
for questions specific to Alexander the Great
for questions about the ancient kingdom of Macedon

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