A small story of a man and his wealth during the Persian invasion of Greece.
Mascames & Boges – Heroes of the Achaemenid Empire on the Greek Frontier
Learn about the last stands of the Persians when the Greeks counterattacked them.
Anacharsis: A Scythian Philosopher in a Greek World
The philosophy of the Scythian philosopher Anacharsis.
A Ligurian Nightmare
Liguria is described by Livy as an ideal battlefield to create soldiers.
Runaway Achaean Slaves
Macedon at one point was a refugee of Greek slaves
Callipateira at the Olympics
Ancient punishments for women were sometimes very strange
Before the Greco-Persian Wars
A brief overview of history which led up to the Greco-Persian Wars
Roman Findings: Beit Shemesh Monastery, 1,000 Doliche Seals
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…
YouTube Excellence #2: Geography Now
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 Record of 2016
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:…