Alexander the Great

Alexander led 35,000 troops intro Asia Minor, where the Persian military made a series of […]

Ancient Greece

Greece is a peninsula in the Balkans, cut in half by the Gulf of Corin […]


The 7th and 6th centuries BC witnessed the prosperity of the independent city-states of Thebes […]


Euboeans were certainly the first mainland Greeks to found new colonies in southern Italy and […]


Euphronios was a successful painter who established his workshop. The series of painters who worked […]

Greek perfume bottles

Perfume bottles made in various parts of eastern Greece, including Rhodes, about 650-550 BC. British […]

Greek philosophers

Throughout the Hellenistic period Athens remained the most important center for ancient philosophy, continuing the […]

Hellenic vs Hellenistic civilization

There were essential differences between the Hellenic (Classical) and the Hellenistic ages. How did these […]

Literacy Thesis

As exemplified by Greek Enlightenment during the fifth and fourth centuries BCE, the literacy thesis […]

Mycenaean era

Whilst excavating Knossos (1900-1905), Arthur Evans devised a chronology of the Minoan Bronze Age that […]


Atop the sacred hill of the Acropolis, the Parthenon was built ~447-438 BC to house […]

Plato and Aristotle

Numerous experts in modern time regard Plato as the first genuine political philosopher and Aristotle […]

Sparta and Athens

Athens and Sparta, the two superpowers of the Hellas, had several similarities which were the […]


The Boeotian city-state of Tanagra was endowed with good clay supplies and from the Archaic […]

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