Megara (Wife of Hercules)
Megara was the first wife of the Greek hero Herakles (better known...
Statue of Megara in Bluherpark, Dresden, Germany.
The Delian League, Part 5: The Peace of Nicias, Quadruple Alliance, and Sicilian Expedition (421/0-413/2 BCE)
The fifth phase of the Delian League begins with the Peace of Nicias...
Hercules Furens Mosaic
Mosaic panel depicting the madness of Heracles (Hercules furens...
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...
Brasidas (d. 422 BCE) was an enterprising and successful Spartan...
Horus Bird Statuette
Small statue of Horus. Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (State...
Hoards: Buried Treasure at the British Museum
Tucked away and hidden from most casual passersby, the British...
Digging History 4: The Ancient Metropolis
Population What was the population of ancient Rome? Here is a classic...
The Peloponnesian War fought between ancient Athens and Sparta...
Pausanius' Guide To Ancient Athens
Pausanius was a 2nd century CE writer who traveled extensively...
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...