Dionysos from the Parthenon.
Figure D (commonly identified as Dionysos) from the East Pediment of the Parthenon. Here we can see his legs, and where...
Epicurus (341 BCE – 270 BCE) was an ancient Greek philosopher, the founder of the Epicurean school in Athens...
Epistemic democracy in classical Athens
Analysis of democracy in Athens as an “epistemic” (knowledge-based) form of political and social organization...
The Erechtheion (or Erechtheum) is an ancient Greek temple constructed on the acropolis of Athens between 421 and 406...
The Erechtheion temple of the Athenian acropolis was constructed between 421 and 406 BCE. The temple was built to house...
Erechtheion Entrance Facade
The six Ionic columns of the front entrance of the Erechtheion temple on the Athenian acropolis which was constructed between...
Erechtheion Floor Plan
A floor plan of the Erechtheion on the Athenian acropolis, constructed 421-406 BCE. On the right, indicated in purple...
Exploring Hadrian’s Athens
Hadrian was a dedicated philhellene who admired Greek culture and did his best to be accepted and admired by the Greeks...
Facade, Library of Hadrian, Athens
The north facade of the Library of Hadrian, Athens. c. 132-134 CE
Genocide in the Ancient World
Introduction Genocide is often viewed as a particular feature of our own current age. This perception largely stems...