Introducing the Ancient Greeks: From Bronze Age Seafarers to Navigators of the Western Mind
Edith Hall has a very interesting approach to providing an overview of Ancient Greek history and culture. Rather than...
Kimon: Beautifier of the Athenian Agora
The Classical Athenian Agora began to take shape under the ruling of Kimon. He took power around 479 B.C., as the Athenian...
Law and Politics in the Athenian Agora: Ancient Democracy at Work
The Agora was the central gathering place for all of Athens, where social and commercial dealings took place. Arguably...
Library of Hadrian, East Wall
The Library of Hadrian in Athens showing the eastern end wall of the peristyle court. The room with the niches (now under scaffolding...
Lyceum of Aristotle
The Lyceum of Aristotle, one of the centres of ancient Greek Philosophy. Founded: 334 BCE Location: Athens, Greece...
Map of Ancient Athens
A map of ancient Athens (with some text in German).
Map of Archaic Greece
A map of the political structure of Greece in the Archaic Age (ca. 750 - 490 BC).
Map of Greece under Theban Hegemony
A map showing ancient Greece at the time of Theban hegemony, 371 BCE to 362 BCE.
Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning
Map of the Alliances of the Peloponnesian War, as well as the respective strategies of the opposing factions of Sparta...
Miltiades (c. 555-489 BCE) was the Athenian general who defeated the Persians at the Battle of Marathon in 490 BCE...