The ancient Greeks are in many important ways the founders of the modern world. It is true that their culture thrived thousands of years ago, but the ideas, building designs and governments that they founded anciently still exist in the Western World today. From sports to democracy, the Ancient Greeks will continue to influence the lives of billions of people for centuries to come.
It pays to know the emeny--not least because at some time you may have the opportunity to turn him into a friend.
During the American revolution, inflation was so great that the price of corn rose 10,000%.