oct 2, 3000 BC - ANCIENT AGE
The most significant characteristic of this period is the invention of writing and the wide distribution of knowledge. This is the reason why, despite a huge range of ancient civilisations, ancient history in the modern world mainly focuses on the civilisations of ancient Egypt, Greek and Rome.
Their intellectual heritage, culture, art and attempts to solve social problems are still seen as the most import in the modern world
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