the ancients

plural noun

: the people who lived in ancient times : the people of ancient Greece and Rome
a temple built by the ancients
the gods of the ancients

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“The ancients.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20ancients. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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