Historical Accuracy in the Film Agora
In 2009, film director Alejandro Amenabar brought the story of Hypatia of Alexandria (c. 370-415 CE) to the screen through...
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...
This is an artist's impression of how an ancient Greek or Roman agora or forum (market) may have looked like.
Ministry of Culture and Sports | Ancient Agora of Athens
Model of the Agora of Athens
A model of the agora of Athens at its maximum extension during the 2nd century CE. (Agora Museum, Athens)
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...
Plato (427—347 BCE)
Plato is one of the world’s best known and most widely read and studied philosophers. He was the student of Socrates...
Roman Agora Gate, Athens
The monumental entrance gate (propylaea) to the Roman agora of Athens. Pentellic marble, 19-11 BCE. Donated by Julius Caesar...
Roman Agora in Tyre
Roman Agora (believed to be) at Al Mina excavation area.