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.
Runaway Achaean Slaves
Macedon at one point was a refugee of Greek slaves
Thetis with Fish
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.
Mosaic of Chresis
The Chresis mosaic displays a woman presenting jewelry to a seated woman who holds a cornucopia, symbolizing where true wealth lies.
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
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:…
Historic Findings: Griffin Warrior UPDATE
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…