Monday, January 10, 2022

Last Friday was a “supreme” example of a superpower in decline

By the late 7th century BC, ancient Greek civilization had already reached a critical breaking point.

This was still in the ‘archaic period’ of Ancient Greece, centuries before the classical ‘Golden Age’ and famous historical figures like Socrates, Herodotus, Archimedes, and Pericles.

Yet at this early stage in Greek history, Athens was on the verge of destroying itself.