Last Spartans: the survival of Laconic Greek
The story of a Greek town that I'm told still preserves the Spartan tongue. I explore why they don't speak like the rest of Greece and dig into their connection to ancient Sparta. Will their Tsakonian language survive? Ancient Greece was...
Misunderstood Moments in History - The Spartan Myth
Start your 30 day free trial here: http://ow.ly/eCd230fiZ7Q The Spartans are immortalized in history as super soldiers bred for war. However most of what we think we know about them is a lie. Today we will unmask the truth behind the Spartan...
Epic Moments in History - Top 10 Spartan One Liners
The Spartans are remembered as famous warriors but their words could be every bit as biting as their spears! Here is a top 10 list of the most epic Spartan one liners in history! Bibliography and recommended reading below: (Use affiliate...
East and West Pediments from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, c. 490-480 B.C.E.
More free lessons at: http://www.khanacademy.org/video?v=pdqOIg_QYSc East and West Pediments from the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, c. 490-480 B.C.E. (Glyptothek, Munich) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris & Dr. Steven Zucker
The Persians & Greeks: Crash Course World History #5
In which John compares and contrasts Greek civilization and the Persian Empire. Of course we're glad that Greek civilization spawned modern western civilization, right? Maybe not. From Socrates and Plato to Darius and Xerxes, John explains...
Great Ziggurat of Ur
The ruins of the Great Ziggurat of Ur, taken in 2005 CE near Ali Air Base in Iraq. The ziggurat was built by the Sumerian King Ur-Nammu and his son Shulgi in approximately the 21st century BCE (short chronology) during the Third Dynasty...
Map of the Peloponnesian Wars (431-404 BCE)
This map shows Greece, Asia Minor and Sicily during the Peloponnesian Wars. The main powers of Athens, Sparta and their allies, as well as Achaemenid Persia and neutral states, are highlighted. Key battles are indicated by an X and military...
A map indicating the location of Sparta and her territory in the Peloponnese.
Map of the Peloponnesian War, Beginning
Map of the Alliances of the Peloponnesian War, as well as the respective strategies of the opposing factions of Sparta and Athens, and their allies.
Map of Archaic Greece
A map of the political structure of Greece in the Archaic Age (ca. 750 - 490 BC).