================================================== View of Athens Athens is located about 5 miles inland from the harbor town of Piraeus. Athens was one of the largest city-states during this time. Its population is estimated to have been about 200,000 during the 5th century. Athens was noted as a center for cultural, intellectual, and artistic activity. Some of its most distinctive features include the Acropolis (the center for religious life) and the Agora (marketplace).

Map of Athens (207K)

Map of Greece

Picture: View of the Athens
1995 Kevin T. Glowacki and Nancy L. Klein
The Ancient City of Athens

Map of Ancient Greece