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Plague in an Ancient City
Image by Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Plague in an Ancient City

"Plague in an Ancient City" by Michiel Sweerts (1618-1664 CE) is believed to depict the Plague of Athens (430-427 BCE). Oil on canvas. Painted c. 1652-1654 CE. 118.7 cm (46.7 in) x 170.8 cm (67.2 in). (Courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum...
Ancient Naval Battle
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Ancient Naval Battle

This is a 3D rendition of how an ancient ship ramming an enemy vessel may have looked.
Battles of Ancient Greece
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Battles of Ancient Greece

A map showing the locations of battles in ancient Greece.
Trireme Hull with Bronze Ram
Image by Magnus Manske

Trireme Hull with Bronze Ram

The hull of the Olympias, a full-scale reconstruction of an ancient Greek trireme warship. The principal strategy in battle of the trireme was to sink or damage the oars of an enemy vessel using the bronze ram fixed to the ship's prow. Triremes...
Pericles
Image by Mark Cartwright

Pericles

A 1st century CE bust of the Athenian statesman Pericles probably from a 5th century BCE original bronze. Provenance: Rome. (Vatican Museums, Rome).
Piraeus & The Long Walls
Image by Dept. of History, US Military Academy

Piraeus & The Long Walls

An illustration of the Long Walls fortifications which connected the city of Athens to its port of Piraeus from the 5th century BCE.
Warfare & Battles in Ancient Greece
Quiz by Patrick Goodman

Warfare & Battles in Ancient Greece

Darius I Cosmopolitan Delian League Diadochi Hoplite Hoplon Ionian Revolt Leonidas I Mardonius Miltiades Oblique Infantry Deployment Peace of Callias Pelopponesian League Phalanx Satrap Successor Themistocles Trireme Xerxes I
Alcibiades
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Alcibiades

An idealised bust attributed to Athenian statesman and general Alcibiades (c. 451-403 BCE). Roman copy of a 4th century BCE original (Palazzo dei Conservatori, Rome).
Battle of Cynossema
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Battle of Cynossema

Battle of Cynossema, 411 BCE. Athenian fleet in blue, Spartan navy in red.
Athenian Hoplites
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Athenian Hoplites

A 3D representation of Athenian hoplites in battle. The Gorgon device on the central figure's shield was a typical feature of Greek shield design. In Greek mythology the stare of the Gorgon Medusa was said to turn people to stone.