A Reassessment of the Ancient Greco-Roman Literary Record’s Portrayal of the Gauls in Light of New Archaeological Evidence
The issue of perspective is intrinsic to historiography. This is evident in the ancient Greco-Roman literary record, specifically...
Battle of Salamis, 480 BCE
The distribution of the respective fleets of the Greek allied states (blue) against the Persian forces of Xerxes (red...
Cultural links between India & the Greco-Roman world
Cyrus the Great (558-530 BCE) built the first universal empire, stretching from Greece to the Indus River. This was...
Foreign soldiers - native girls? Constructing and crossing boundaries in Hellenistic cities with foreign garrison
The maintenance of a garrison in a city or a region was for many a Hellenistic power a comfortable alternative to conquest...
Greek Dark Age
The Greek Dark Age is the interval between the collapse of the Mycenaean civilization, around 1200 BCE, and the Greek Archaic...
Hellenic Trade Routes, 300 BCE
Alexander the Great died in Babylon on the 13th of June, 323 BCE. His Macedonian-Greek empire broke apart, but Alexander’s...
Hypaspist by Johnny Shumate For more illustrations email firstname.lastname@example.org If illustration is used, please credit...
Independent Colonies Emerge into Flourishing Independent City-States
Did Greek city-states create colonies in the ancient world in order to expand their sphere of influence? If the answer...
Map of Europe in 220 BC
Approximate borders in Europe around 220 BC. Based on the Pengiun Atlas of History.
Map of the Ptolemaic World
A map showing the known world at the time of the Ptolemaic Empire, ca. 300 BC.