Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, c. 410 B.C.E.
Nike Adjusting Her Sandal, from the south side of the parapet of the Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens, Greece...
Novelist Nick Brown on 'The Wooden Walls of Thermopylae
Jan van der Crabben, CEO & Founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia (AHE), recently sat down with Nick Brown...
West facade of the Parthenon, Athens, 5th century BCE.
The magnificent temple on the Acropolis of Athens, known as the Parthenon, was built between 447 and 432 BCE in the...
Pausanius' Guide To Ancient Athens
Pausanius was a 2nd century CE writer who traveled extensively, taking notes on points of interest, and recorded his travels...
A map indicating the alliances and major battles of the Peloponnesian War in the Hellenic world (431-404 BCE).
The Peloponnesian Wars fought between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies came in two stages, the first from...
A 1st century CE bust of the Athenian statesman Pericles probably from a 5th century BCE original bronze. Provenance...
Pericles (495–429 BCE, whose name means "surrounded by glory") was a prominent statesman, famous orator...
Pericles and the Agora: Ancient Symbol of Commerce and Democracy
The great statesman Pericles was credited with bringing Athens into its "golden age", at a pinnacle of culture...