In the ancient Greek world, religion was personal, direct, and present in all areas of life. With formal rituals which included...
Although the male citizen, with his full legal status, right to vote, hold public office, and own property, may well...
Greek Trading Ship
Greek trading ship model, 4th century BCE Barcelona Archaeological Museum
Greek tragedy was a popular and influential form of drama performed in theatres across ancient Greece from the late...
In the ancient Greek world, warfare was seen as a necessary evil of the human condition. Whether it be small frontier skirmishes...
During the Bronze Age, starting around 1600BC, the ancient Greeks fought in the heroic style of Homer. Each warrior fought...
The Hellenistic Period is a part of the Ancient Period for the European and Near Asian space. The use of this period...
Hercules and Alcestis: Personal Excellence & Social Duty
For the ancient Greeks, the quality of arete (personal excellence) and the concept of eusebia (social duty) were most important...
Herodotus: The Histories
Herodotus: The Histories, translated by Robin Waterfield, is an excellent version of the famous work. As with all of Waterfield's...
Hesiod: Works And Days
Sacred-Texts Classics Hesiod Attend thou with eye and ear, and make judgements straight with righteousness...