Knucklebones, known today as jacks, is one of the oldest games in the world, stretching almost 5,500 years into the past.
Caesar was the most famous of a Roman nobles and an extremely atypical man of his times. He was a brilliant man, a talented and ruthless politician and a military genius.
For the sake of her parents and the kingdom, Psyche had resigned herself to accept her fate at the hands of the evil monster and to be his bride. She grieved that she would never know true love.
This article provides an analysis of what the myth 'The Flight of Icarus' reveals about Ancient Greek Society as well as an analysis of sources featuring the myth
Greek mythology and poem "The sunflower".
Intro: The Persians wars were a series of battles fought between Ancient Greece and Persia. For an introduction Greece and Persia were both ancient civilizations. The Greeks were a series of independents city states, the most powerful were Athens...
Semele was a Theban princess, a daughter of Cadmus, but she would come to prominence when Zeus spied her. Zeus would take Semele as his lover, and from the relationship would come forth Dionysus.
Paris was a prince of Troy in Greek mythology. Famed for his fairness he would take part in the Judgement of Paris to decide the most beautiful of goddesses; and he would also abduct Helen from Sparta
Io was a naiad, a water nymph, in Greek mythology. She is famous though for being a lover of Zeus; a lover who was persecuted by Hera, resulting in Io wandering the earth in the form of a cow.
Psyche had listened to her devious, jealous sisters and decided to do as they told her, even though her husband said there was a bad omen about the sisters visiting.