Bronze Age Greece
Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean Sea. There are three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this te...
Archaic Greece
The Archaic period in Greece (800 BC – 480 BC) is a period of ancient Greek history that followed the Greek Dark Ages. This period saw the rise of the poleis (city-states), the founding of coloni...
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Classical Greece
Classical Greece was a 200-year period in Greek culture lasting from the 5th through 4th centuries BC. This classical period saw the annexation of much of modern-day Greece by the Persian Empire, its ...
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Roman Greece
Roman Greece is the period of Greek history (of Greece proper; as opposed to the other centers of Hellenism in the Roman world) following the Roman victory over the Corinthians at the Battle of Corint...
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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Battle of Thermopylae (267)
The Battle of Thermopylae in 267 was the unsuccessful defense of the pass by local forces during the great invasion of the Balkans by the Heruli.The Heruls are first mentioned by Roman writers in the ...
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Praetorian prefecture of Illyricum
The praetorian prefecture of Illyricum (Latin: praefectura praetorio per Illyricum, Greek: ἐπαρχότης/ὑπαρχία [τῶν πραιτωρίων] τοῦ Ἰλλυρικοῦ, also termed simply the Prefecture of Illyricum) was...
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Sostratos of Aegina
Sostratos of Aegina (Greek: Σώστρατος ὁ Αιγινήτης) is reported to be a famous merchant in the sixth century BC Hellenic world. He is said, by Herodotus, to be the most successful trader of all ti...
Ancient Greek dialects
Ancient Greek in classical antiquity, before the development of the κοινή (koiné) "common" language of Hellenism, was divided into several dialects. Most of these are known from inscriptions, but a fe...
Croesus
Croesus (/ˈkriːsəs/ KREE-səs; Ancient Greek: Κροῖσος, Kroisos; 595 BC – c. 547 BC) was the king of Lydia from 560 to 547 BC until his defeat by the Persians. The fall of Croesus made a profo...
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Hadrian
Hadrian (/ˈheɪdriən/; Latin: Publius Aelius Hadrianus Augustus; 24 January, 76 AD – 10 July, 138 AD) was Roman emperor from 117 to 138. He rebuilt the Pantheon and constructed the Temple of Venus ...
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Thracia
Thracia (Greek: Θρᾴκη, Thrakē; formally ἐπαρχία Θρᾳκῶν) was the name of a province of the Roman Empire. It was established in AD 46, when the former Roman client state of Thrace was annexed by ord...
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Rhodian school
Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος, Ródos [ˈroðos]) is the largest of the Dodecanese islands in terms of land area and also the island group's historical capital. Administratively the island forms a separate mu...
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Aegean civilizations
Aegean civilization is a general term for the Bronze Age civilizations of Greece around the Aegean Sea. There are three distinct but communicating and interacting geographic regions covered by this te...
On Sleep
On Sleep (or On Sleep and Sleeplessness; Greek Περὶ ὕπνου καὶ ἐγρηγόρσεως; Latin: De somno et vigilia) is a text by Aristotle, one of the Parva Naturalia.
Municipium
Municipium (pl. municipia) was the Latin term for a town or city. Etymologically the municipium was a social contract between municipes, the "duty holders," or citizens of the town. The duties, or mun...
First Sacred War
The First Sacred War (595–585 BC), or Cirraean war, was fought between the Amphictyonic League of Delphi and the city of Kirrha. The conflict arose due to Kirrha's frequent robbery and mistreatment of...
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Bryges
Bryges or Briges (Greek: Βρύγοι or Βρίγες) is the historical name given to a people of the ancient Balkans. They are generally considered to have been related to the Phrygians, who during classica...
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Pitsa panels
The Pitsa panels or Pitsa tablets are a group of painted wooden tablets found near Pitsa, Corinthia (Greece). They are the earliest surviving examples of Greek panel painting.
The four panels, two...
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Archaic Greek alphabets
Many local variants of the Greek alphabet were employed in ancient Greece during the archaic and early classical periods, until they were replaced by the classical 24-letter alphabet that is the stand...
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Haemimontus
Haemimontus (Greek: ἐπαρχία Αἱμίμοντος) was a late Roman and early Byzantine province, situated in northeastern Thrace. It was subordinate to the Diocese of Thrace and to the praetorian prefecture...
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