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From the article:
A lot of the jargon surrounding the ancient world is to do with places, so let’s look at some of those key sites. One of the most important is Attica, the triangular region surrounding Athens. When I say something is “Attic” I don’t mean it comes from my loft, I mean it comes from Attica.