Phoenicia was an ancient civilization composed of independent city-states which lay along the coast of the Mediterranean...
L. Mestrius Plutarchus, better known simply as Plutarch, was a Greek writer and philosopher who lived between c. 45-50...
Studying History & Evaluating Sources
History (from the Greek ἱστορία, meaning ‘a learning or knowing by inquiry&rsquo...
Telesilla of Argos
Telesilla of Argos was a lyric poet of the 5th century BCE, listed by Antipater of Thesalonike (c. 15 BCE) as one of...
The History of Herodotus
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The History of Herodotus by Herodotus
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The Seven Wonders
The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were: the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt the Hanging Gardens of Babylon...
The Two Orients for Greek Writers
India was subdued by Darius I and incorporated into the vast Persian Empire at the end of the sixth century. This conquest...
Thucydides (c. 460/455 - 399/398 BCE) was an Athenian general who wrote the contemporary History of the Peloponnesian...
World Map of Herodotus
Possibly what Herodotus believed the world looked like (5th century BC).