The ancient Greeks created a remarkable culture that in many ways fashioned the foundations of later Western civilization. Through thoughtful narrative supported by fully documented quotes, this title begins with A Brief History of Ancient Greece and then examines these questions: How Did the Rise of City-States Shape the Development of Greek Society? How Did Greek Military Practices Influence Western Warfare? How Did Athenian Theatrical Traditions Influence Performing Arts in the Modern Age? How Did Alexander's Conquests Bring About Greece's Last Great Age?