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.
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.
There is much debate about how Greek hoplites actually fought each other in the fifth and fourth centuries, mainly if the armies actually did an iconic push against their enemy to give them a victory.
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.
Who would win in a one and one fight? A veteran Legionnaire or an elite Spartan warrior. Let us look at their training methods and what weapons they would have used.
The Roman Empire brought civilization by spreading its culture by conquering much of the ancient world. What stopped Rome from spreading its ideology and culture all around the entire world ?
Romans reckoned time differently from us. This article looks at the important markers of the Roman month: the Nundinae, the Kalends, the Nones and the Ides and the days Fasti and Nefasti.
Arustarchus of Samos is not a household. However, his accomplishments and influence helped to shape our understanding of the cosmos.
This article discusses the occupation and economic freedom that were attributed to the women of Pompeii and Herculaneum.
The Saturnalia was the high point of the Roman year. Many Christmas customs derive from this joyful midwinter festival.