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.
Macedon at one point was a refugee of Greek slaves
Thetis is a sea nymph, one of the 50 Nereids from Nereus. Her role varied in history as the mother to Achilles and her relationship with him to her worship as a sea goddess. This mosaic is quite large and lies across the floor of the Hatay Archaeology Museum.
The Chresis mosaic displays a woman presenting jewelry to a seated woman who holds a cornucopia, symbolizing where true wealth lies.
Ancient punishments for women were sometimes very strange
A brief overview of history which led up to the Greco-Persian Wars
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samot / 123RF Stock Photo Parthenon The grave of the Griffin Warrior once again coughs up beauty. When the discovery was first released it was a massive story and hailed as a crowning achievement of the year. It’s not often you find a warrior in his armor and with specialized jewelry. In addition to…