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An agora (αγορά), translatable as marketplace, was an essential part of an ancient Greek polis or city-state. An agora acted as a marketplace and a forum to the citizens of the polis. They arose along with the poleis after the fall of Mycenaean civilization, and were well established as a part of a city by the time of Homer (probably the 8th century BC).

The most well-known agora is the Ancient Agora of Athens.

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