Ancient World
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Basic Information

The Ancient World is the nations and cultures of Ancient History. This era lies snuggly with Prehistory on one side and the Middle Ages on the other. Roughly, the Ancient World corresponds to the time frame from the 30th Century BC to the 5th Century AD.

This includes the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, and the parts of the stone age for which there exist historical records.

Index of Nations

Note that this index of places in the Ancient World is far from exhaustive, and that these nations are of course in many cases separated by immense stretches of geography and/or chronology.

Greco-Roman World

Sometimes the term "Ancient World" is used to refer to the Greco-Roman World of Classical Antiquity, the specific subset (of the larger ancient world) that is bordering on the Mediterranean Sea. This consists of:

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