Let's go way back in the time to 8th Century BC, when the Greeks, who weren't in the clutches of slavery, would gather in a central public space to hear announcements from the ruling king or council. And this very central space was known as Agora.
While the literal meaning of Agora in Greek is "gathering place" or "assembly", back then it was much more than just that.
I understand how history classes to most of us were a torture, but believe me this lesson today wouldn't bore you for even a second.
Come on, let's explore ancient Greek history a little, so that Santorini and Zach Galifianakis are not the first names to come to your mind, when someone asks you about Greece
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