The Golden Age of Greece had a sudden flourish of everything. This included literature, art and architecture. Examples of this include the Parthenon, painted vases and the invention of Sapphic Stanza, a form of poetry named after the poet Sappho.


Main Article - Art

Art in Ancient Greece has repute for being the most beautiful art of European ancient cultures. The Greeks produced many fine artists, sculptures and painters. Many masterpieces have legends and stories behind them. The Romans admired the Greek art and copied many of the masterpieces. The Romans had copied lots of the paintings nad scultures ,which was a big importance to ancient Greek history. If the Romans hadn't copied the paintings and scultures, modern hitsorians would not have found out about Greek history because may of the arts contained stories behind them. The Greek art also had eras. There were 7 eras and they were Mycenaean Art, Sub-Mycenaean or Dark Age, Proto-Geometric, Geome

Medusa Plaque

A Medusa Bronze Plaque

Vase Painting Greek Attic Amasis 550-530BC

An Ancient Greek Vase

tric Art, Archaic, Classical and Hellenistic.


In the classical period, the most common types of literature were Lyr