Ancient Greece

Crimean Bridge Construction Site Reveals More Treasures From Ancient Greece

The head of Russia’s Academy of Sciences under water unit, Sergei Olkhovsky, announced on Wednesday that part of an ancient Greek terra-cotta statue …

Archaeology

Ancient Greece: 2,500-year-old sunken port central to the Battle of Salamis emerges

The battle of Salamis is the first large naval battle recorded in history.<p>Archaeologists in Greece have discovered the remains of an ancient port, …

Ancient History

Archaeologists Find Position of Greek Fleet in Battle of Salamis, 480 BC

Archaeologists have discovered the site where the Greek fleet gathered for the Battle of Salamis against the Persians (480 BC), after finding …

Ancient History

Censor

A censor was one of two senior magistrates in the city of ancient Rome who supervised public morals, maintained the list of citizens and their tax …

Ancient History

What you did not know about Viking warriors

<b>By Daven Hiskey</b>Myth: Vikings warriors wore horned or winged helmets.To date, there is no evidence that any Viking warrior wore a horned helmet and …

Archaeology

Odyssey

Homer's <i>Odyssey</i> is an epic poem written in the 8th century BCE which describes the long voyage home of the Greek hero Odysseus. The mythical king …

Mythology

Mary Beard’s top five powerful women in ancient Greece and Rome

<b>1. The Amazon queen Penthesilea</b><p>Black-figured amphora (wine-jar) signed by Exekias as potter and attributed to him as painter. Made in Attica, Greece, …

Ancient History

Warfare After Alexander – The Armies of the Early Hellenistic Era

After the death of Alexander the Great, Macedonian generals carved their own kingdoms out of the conquered Persian territories. Many of these …

Military History

Iliad

Homer's <i>Iliad</i> describes the final year of the Trojan War, a legendary conflict between an alliance of Greek cities and the city of Troy in Anatolia. …

Mythology

The Mosaics of Paphos in Paphos, Cyprus

While visiting Paphos on the southwest coast of Cyprus, history sneaks up on you from all sides, including the ground under your feet. Located in the …

Weird

Arretium

Arretium (modern Arezzo) was an important Etruscan town located in the extreme north-east of Etruria in central Italy. Flourishing as a trade and …

Ancient History

These Are the Most Searched-For Pieces on Net-a-Porter

As digital editors, we spend a lot of time looking at what people are searching for on Google, as there are now endless clever tools that let you see …

Clothing

This Ancient Greek Technique Can Actually Double Your Memory, Say Scientists

Sherlock Holmes' 'Mind Palace' is real, and it actually works.<p>Trying to remember things can be difficult, we’re only human after all.<p>Well what if we told you that there was an ancient technique that could effectively double your memory.<p>Researchers from Radboud University have found scientific proof …

The Brain

Animation Presents Ancient Corinth During The Roman Period

Ancient Corinth was one of the most powerful and important of the Greek city-states, with the settlement itself boasting population of over 90,000 …

Ancient History

Volsinii

Volsinii (modern Orvieto), located in central Italy, was an important Etruscan town from the 8th century BCE when it was known by the name of Velzna. …

Ancient History

The Persian empire: myth vs reality

The Persians produced one of the great empires of human history. Its heartland lay in modern-day Iran, but, at its fullest extent, the Persian king’s …

Ancient History

Ancient Greek Sandals | The 5 Best Sandals to Slip On for Spring

Handmade in Greece using traditional techniques and chemical-free, naturally tanned leather <b>Ancient Greek Sandals</b> designs offer a fresh take on …

Fashion

Spiritual seekers reconstruct ancient Greek polytheism

LOS ANGELES (RNS) To celebrate the winter solstice, Dean Cameron made an offering to Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the sea.<p>In his North …

Greece

How to Evoke More Emotions in Your Photos

One way to make better photos: add more emotions in your photos.<p>1. What is the purpose of art?<p>Today I learned the word ‘aesthetic’ comes from a …

Photography

Lying Down With Older Men

Toward the end of my sophomore year in college, a married man twice my age asked me to lie down with him. I didn’t want to — he made me nervous. But …

Relationships

Why Ancient Greek Temples Were Full of Disembodied Clay Limbs

In ancient Greece, guys with STDs didn’t have a ton of options when it came to medical treatments. Sick people often had no recourse other than to …

Weird

Battle of Mantinea: Athenians and Spartans Defeated the Thebans (362 BC) - Learning History

Posted at 12:02h in Ancient Times by LHistory 0 Comments<p>The Second Battle of Mantinea was fought on July 4, 362 BC between the Thebans, led by …

History

Lycia

Lycia is a mountainous region in south-west Anatolia (also known as Asia Minor, modern-day Turkey). The earliest references to Lycia can be traced …

Ancient History

Neuroscientists Back An Ancient Greek Theory of Consciousness

In 2008, neuroscientist Giulio Tononi at the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Center for Sleep and Consciousness put forward his “integrated …

Consciousness

Scylla and Charybdis

Scylla and Charybdis were monsters from Greek mythology thought to inhabit the Straits of Messina, the narrow sea between Sicily and the Italian …

History

Corinth - Clickable Map of the Roman Empire - First Century AD

<b>Map</b> <b>of the Roman Empire - Corinth</b><p><b>Corinth</b><br>L-6 on the Map<p><b>Ancient Corinth</b> Corinth was an ancient Greek city which was very important from early the …

Ancient History

Etruscan Civilization

The Etruscan civilization flourished in central Italy between the 8th and 3rd century BCE. The culture was renowned in antiquity for its rich mineral …

Ancient History

AD Classics: Acropolis of Athens / Ictinus, Callicrates, Mnesikles and Phidias

The Parthenon, perhaps the most celebrated example of Classical Greek architecture, was only the first of a series of remarkable buildings to be …

Ancient History

Greece Rejects Gucci’s Request to Use Ancient Site for Runway Show

Art World<p>Greece also said 'No' to an offer to help fund the site's restoration.<p>,<p>Greece’s culture ministry has rejected a request by Italian luxury …

Greece

Leda

Leda is a figure from Greek mythology who was famously seduced by Zeus when he took the form of a swan. She was a queen of Sparta and mother of …

Ancient History