The early history of the Acropolis as an inhabited fortification goes back to the second millenium BC. In 594 BC Solon proclaimed a democratic constitution thus initiating the political and cultural development of Athens which soon became the center of the country. Athens was one of the most illustrious cities in the classical world, center of the Hellenistic world’s cultural and artistic life and also one of the major centres of the great Imperial Roman culture. In 1834 it became the capital of the Kingdom of Greece.
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