Olive oil is used today in mostly cooking and for health reasons. But in Rome there were many more ways it was used, making it one of the most valuable goods in the empire.
Slavery is the oldest form of abuse on human rights, yet a necessary measure for the growth of ancient civilizations. Whether captured soldiers or unfortunate people caught in the open, evidences of slavery go as far as...
Ancient Greek society was based on a devotion to the highest standards of excellence. This classical ideal of perfection was expressed through body, mind, form and spirit in Greek culture. From athletic prowess, the...
This is an article that researches into the social, political, economic, religious structures of Ancient Minoan and Ancient Athenian societies, as well an insight into the everyday lives of citizens.
This article is an analysis on how Lycurgus and the Great Rhetra had drastically shaped Spartan society.
This article examines Sparta's education system, also known as the agoge.
In reading Lysias' story of Eratosthenes and Euphiletos in original Classical Greek, I wrote this review of what Lysias could possibly have meant in Part One of his story. Thanks for reading. Karre.
"Delight comes from plants and springs and gardens and gentle winds and flowers and the song of birds." -Libanios- There are moments when we see visions of earlier gardens, while walking on the streets and mountains...
This article takes a look at just how democractic Athens was.
This article analyses the influence of Lycurgus reforms on Spartan Society