Why was Greece is described as the glory of an ancient civilization?

Ancient Greece is described as the glory of an ancient civilization bcause it was one of the most civilized countries of it's time. This was one of the first civilazations to have no human sacrafices to the gods and to have scholars and playwrights. It was in the ancient city of Athens that logic was born. Ancient Greece was not just the glory of ancient civilization, it was the begging of western civilization, where the hypothetical flame first started burning because it was one of the first modern civilazations.