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Following the assassination of Phillip II, his son Alexander III ("The Great") assumed the leadership of the League of Corinth and launched an invasion of the Persian Empire with the combined forces of all Greek states in 334 BC.
Undefeated in battle, Alexander had conquered the Persian Empire in its entirety by 330 BC.
The epics of Homer inspired the Aeneid of Virgil, and authors such as Seneca the younger wrote using Greek styles.
Roman heroes such as Scipio Africanus, tended to study philosophy and regarded Greek culture and science as an example to be followed.
Greece is a democratic and developed country with an advanced high-income economy, a high quality of life, and a very high standard of living.
A founding member of the United Nations, Greece was the tenth member to join the European Communities (precursor to the European Union) and has been part of the Eurozone since 2001.
Falling under Ottoman dominion in the mid-15th century, the modern nation state of Greece emerged in 1830 following a war of independence.