Greco-Roman world
The Greco-Roman world, Greco-Roman culture, or the term Greco-Roman (/ˌɡrɛkoʊˈroʊmən/ or /ˌɡrɛkəˈroʊmən/; spelled Graeco-Roman in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth), when used as an adjective, a...
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Aug 2, 216BC-Ancient Rome’s Darkest Day: The Battle Of Cannae
Republican Rome was pushed to the brink of collapse on August 2, 216 B.C., when the Carthaginian general Hannibal annihilated at least 50,000 of its legionaries at the Second Punic War’s Battle of Can...
Roman Toilets May Actually Have Been Bad For Public Health
At its zenith, the Roman Empire spanned three continents, encircled the Mediterranean, and was home to one-fifth of the planet’s population. The Romans brought roads, bridges, and, perhaps most import...
Lost Island Of Ancient Greece Discovered In Aegean Sea
Archaeologists think they may have found the city of Kane, site of a major battle between Athens and Sparta during the Peloponnesian war. The island, mentioned by the ancient Greek historian Xenophon,...
Discovery of hidden 3,500 year old warrior grave stuffed with treasure could re-write ancient Greek history
The warrior was buried some distance from the ancient palace of Pylos, but the riches that went with him reveal that he lived like royalty. For over 3,500 years, his skeleton was kept company undergro...
Move Over Amphipolis! Pylos Tomb Reveals Rare Rich Grave Of A Warrior… Could It Be A Homeric Hero?
Archeologists at Pylos, on the southwest coast of Greece, uncovered a rich grave of a warrior buried there at the dawn of Europen civilization at around 1,500 BC. The warrior lies in the grave with a ...
The City in Decline: Rome in Late Antiquity
This paper addresses the question of what happens to cities in long-term decline. It uses as an example perhaps the most famous such city, Rome, whose population declined from about a million persons...
The Enigma of the Thracians and the Orpheus Myth
The passage of the millennia has brought us traces of ancient civilizations that shone enough to make their cultural glimpses last through the ages. Humanity itself has featured in the art, culture, a...
Alexander the Great - Ancient History
Alexander the Great recognized as one of history's greatest military leaders subdued the Persia Empire and spread Greek Culture to the Near East and Mesopotamia.
The Rape of the Sabine Women
According to tradition, the city of Rome was founded in the 8th century B.C. by Romulus. The Roman historian Livy wrote that the city of Rome grew strong quickly, and was able to defend itself against
Speculation Rages About Dead in Greek Mystery Tomb
At least five corpses lay buried in the Alexander the Great-era tomb in Greece, deepening the mystery around the massive burial.
Sacred Sites of Ancient Greece
The Temple of Hephaestus in central Athens, Greece, is the best-preserved ancient Greek temple in the world, but is far less well-known than its illustrious neighbour, the Parthenon. The temple is als...
Natural History (Pliny)
Pliny the Elder in his ´Natural History` describes the contest between two exceptional greek painters, Zeuxis and Parrhasius: the former painted grapes so re...
Classical antiquity
Classical antiquity (also the classical era, classical period or classical age) is a broad term for a long period of cultural history centered on the Mediterranean Sea, comprising the interlocking ci...
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Ancient Greece
Ancient Greece was a civilization belonging to a period of Greek history that lasted from the Archaic period of the 8th to 6th centuries BC to the end of antiquity (ca. 600 AD). Immediately following...
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Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome was an Italic civilization that began on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean Sea and centered on the city of Rome, it expanded to become ...
Classical Anatolia
Anatolia, also known by the Latin name of Asia Minor, is considered to be the westernmost extent of Asia. Geographically it encompasses the central uplands of modern Turkey, from the coastal plain of ...
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History of Greek and Roman Egypt
The history of Greek and Roman Egypt spans from 332 BC to 642 AD, and is generally divided into the following sub-periods:
Hellenistic civilization
The Hellenistic period is the period of ancient Greek and Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire as signified by the Battle of A...
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