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
Map of Athens (207K)
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Picture: View of the Athens
© 1995 Kevin T. Glowacki and Nancy L. Klein
City of Athens
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