A small story of a man and his wealth during the Persian invasion of Greece.
Learn about the last stands of the Persians when the Greeks counterattacked them.
The philosophy of the Scythian philosopher Anacharsis.
Liguria is described by Livy as an ideal battlefield to create soldiers.
Macedon at one point was a refugee of Greek slaves
Ancient punishments for women were sometimes very strange
A brief overview of history which led up to the Greco-Persian Wars
Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority Official Channel A Byzantine monastery was discovered during construction in Ramat Beit Shemesh outside Jerusalem. Among the findings were mosaic floors decorated with birds and pomegranates, stone walls, bases of marble pillars decorated with crosses, a bronze cross and ceramic oil lamps. The finds from the next excavation were much…
Credit: Geography Now It’s time to learn Geography NOW! This is the catchy start to the YouTube show, Geography Now. A favorite of mine for years, it features its host, Barby (cool Aussie word, also girl’s doll), goes over, in general, each country that exists in the world which has been recognized by the U.N….
The cultures for this year were recorded as: Byzantine, Etruscan, Greek, Iranian, Ottoman, Roman, Umayyad Byzantine Location: Black Sea Finds: Ships https://tomeoftrovius.com/2016/11/02/recent-discoveries-2/ Egypt Location: Abydos, Egypt Finds: Ships https://tomeoftrovius.com/2016/11/16/egyptian-boats/ Etruscan Location: Poggio Colla, Italy Find: Stele https://tomeoftrovius.com/2016/10/10/recent-discoveries-101016/ Greek Location: Peta, Jordan Finds: Statue https://tomeoftrovius.com/2016/10/10/recent-discoveries-101016/ Culture: Minoan/Mycenaean Location:…