Α list of the most influential ancient Greeks is published by listverse.com.
Greeks have made huge contributions to the world in various aspects, however this is most noticeable in literature, architecture, Olympic games, science, mathematics and politics.
Ancient Greece has had an enormous amount of impact on culture in the Western world.
Some of the first works of literature in the west, of which we have record, come from Greece, and although they were created at a time after older works from Mesopotamia, such epic poems as the Iliad and Odyssey have exerted wide influence over generation after generation of western thinkers.
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