ancient rome The Most Common Causes of Death inAncient Greece and Rome. The most common causesof death in ancient Greece and ancient Rome had much to do with a lack of some of the basic elements of modern healthcare and wellness.
Battle of salamis
The Battle. In 490 B.C.E., the Persian navy sailed down the coast of Greece and landed at the bay ofMarathon, about 40 miles north of Athens.
Battle of platea
It's less well known that the word democracy comes from our ancient Greek friends. ... As the city-state's oligarchy exploited citizens and created economic, political and social problems, Athenians were inspired by the successful, semi-democratic model Sparta had adopted.