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Posts tagged ‘Athens’

Ancient Greek Coinage

What were the first coins of Ancient Greece? The first coins actually came from Lydia sometime before 600 BC. The Lydians’ coin system inspired the Greeks…

That Just Takes the Cake!

You’ve heard the phrase before – often as an expression of incredulity. “That just takes the cake!” But what does cake have to do with winning…

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