The Ancient City of Athens:
The Acropolis was both the fortified citadel and state sanctuary of the ancient city of Athens. Although the great building...
The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 2: Golden Age
EPISODE 2: GOLDEN AGE The second part recounts the Greeks' heroic victory against the mighty Persian empire through...
The Ancient Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Episode 3: Empire of the Mind
EPISODE 3: EMPIRE OF THE MIND The final segment describes how Athens, at the height of her glory, engaged in a suicidal...
The Archaic Athenian Agora: Gateway to Classical Athenian Democracy
The early Athenian Agora served a series of very different purposes than it did in its halcyon days of ancient history...
The Athenian Agora and the experiment in democracy
Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris
The Athenian Agora in the Roman Era
Greece became a Roman province in 146 BCE after the Roman general Mummius destroyed the Greek capital city of Corinth...
The Athenian Calendar
The term “Athenian Calendar” (also called the “Attic Calendar”) has become somewhat of a misnomer...
The Athenian Ephebeia in the Lycurgan Period: 334/3-322/1 BC
This dissertation examines the origin, purpose, and function of the Athenian ephebeia during the Lycurgan period (334/3-322/1...
The Battle of Chaeronea in Diodorus Siculus
Chaeronea is the site of the famous Battle of Chaeronea (338 BCE) Phillip II of Macedon’s decisive defeat of the...
The Classical Agora, the Final Chapter: The Beginning of the End For the Heyday of Ancient Athens
Just as the Athenian Agora was home to the many legal and political headquarters of the polis, it also was home base...