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Classical antiquity

Historical theme

The time period spanning approximately 800 BCE to 500 CE.

54
games
18
platforms

Alternate names: Classical period, Classical era

The first video game about Classical antiquity was released in 1986.

PSS, Sierra and Infogrames has published most of these games

Succeeded by:
* Late antiquity

Preceded by:
* Prehistory (theme) - overlaps with early stages of classical antiquity

Overlaps:
* Imperium Romanum (~49 BCE till ~620 CE)

Notable events:
* Iron age begins
* Bronze age ends (theme)
This refers to ancient Greece and ancient Rome, so areas too far outside their rule should not be tagged with this.

Some major historical events covered:
- Reign of Alexander the Great
- Rise and fall of the Roman Empire (not Byzantine)
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Parent groups

Antiquity, Time periods: Europe

Child groups

Imperium Romanum, Respublica Romana

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Platforms

Windows 14
MS-DOS 9
Amiga 4
ZX Spectrum 3
Atari ST 3
Amstrad CPC 3
Linux 3
Mac OS Classic 3
C64 2
PS2 2
BSD 1
PSP 1
MSX 1
GameCube 1
Xbox 1
Flash 1
NEC PC9801 1
Mega Drive 1

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