Located in the western Peloponnese, Olympia was an ancient Greek sanctuary site dedicated to the worship of Zeus, in whose...
Pausanias was a Greek author, historian, and geographer of the 2nd century CE who journeyed extensively throughout Greece, chronicling...
The Peloponnesian Wars fought between Athens and Sparta and their respective allies came in two stages, the first from...
Ruins of the Temple of Athena, Tegea
A column drum and the stylobate of the 4th century BCE temple of Athena at Tegea in the Peloponnese. Originally the temple...
Sparta was one of the most important Greek city-states throughout the Archaic and Classical periods and was famous for...
A map indicating the location of Sparta and her territory in the Peloponnese.
Tegea was an ancient Greek city-state or polis in the southeast of Arcadia in the Peloponnese. The city participated...
The Beginnings of Historic Greece
The Beginnings of Historic Greece. 700 - 600 B.C.
The Delian League, Part 2: From Eurymedon to the Thirty Years Peace (465/4-445/4 BCE)
The second phase of the Delian League’s operations begins with the Hellenic victory over Mede forces at Eurymedon...
The Delian League, Part 3: From the Thirty Years Peace to the Start of the Ten Years War (445/4–431/0 BCE)
The third phase of the Delian League begins with the Thirty Years Peace between Athens and Sparta and ends with the start...