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
Ever wish you could yell "THIS IS SPARTA!" every time you dump someone? Newsflash, bucko- actual dating in ancient Sparta was far more intense.
Who would win in a one and one fight? A veteran Roman Legionnaire or an elite Spartan warrior? Here we will look at their training methods and what weapons they would have used in battle against each other.
Arustarchus of Samos is not a household. However, his accomplishments and influence helped to shape our understanding of the cosmos.
The Caucasian Eagle was a gigantic bird encountered by the Greek hero Heracles in his travels. The Caucasian Eagle was a tool of Zeus though, used by the supreme god in the punishment of Prometheus.
In every family, there is always one. The child that pushes the boundaries to see just how much their parents will let them get away with. When it comes to the family of the Greek God Zeus, that one is his son Hermes, the god of boundaries.
Nestor was a Greek hero made famous today for appearing in Homer's Iliad. In Greek mythology though, Nestor was a hero who appeared amongst the Argonauts, the Calydonian Hunters and the heroes of Troy
Wine was an important part of the ancient world, especially to the Romans who all but worshiped the drink. As ever, wine needs to be drunk from special cups, and the ancient had their own.
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.
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