Travel in the Ancient Greek World
Travel opportunities within the ancient Greek world largely depended on status and profession; nevertheless, a significant...
Travelling in Greece: Why it's time to go back
Ill be honest, every time I look at the photo above I long to visit Greece again. Its not just the awe-inspiring scenery...
Uncovering Athens' Ancient Harbour: The Zea Harbour Project Interview
The Zea Harbour Project (ZHP) is a combined land and underwater archaeological investigation of the ancient harbours...
Head of Victory from the Ancient Agora Museum in Athens. 2nd century CE, copy of the Nike by Paionios of the 5th century...
Visiting the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
If you're staying in Athens then you will almost certainly visit the world famous National Museum and so have your breath pleasurably...
Visiting the National Archaeological Museum of Athens
The National Archaeological Museum of Athens can effortlessly lay claim to being one of the very greatest museums...
Water Supply Systems at the Acropolis
Pipes and cisterns installed by Peisistratus at the Acropolis for the supply of fresh water in Athens. 6th century BCE...
Women in Ancient Greece
Women in the ancient Greek world had few rights in comparison to male citizens. Unable to vote, own land, or inherit...
Xenophon's Defense of Socrates
Xenophon (430-354 BCE) was an early disciple of Socrates and a contemporary of Plato. He is best known as the mercenary...
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