A 5th century BCE marble figure of a Spartan hoplite, perhaps of Leonidas in memory of his sacrifice at the Battle of Thermopylae in 480 BCE. (Archaeological Museum of Sparta, Greece).
Battle of Leuctra, 371 BCE
The possible positions taken in the Battle of Leuctra in 371 BCE between Sparta and Thebes. The Thebans, led by the brilliant general Epaminondas, won the battle and established Thebes as the most powerful polis in Greece.
Spartan Silver Tetradrachm
Silver tetradrachm from Sparta (Lacadaemon), reign of Cleomenes III, 227-222 BCE. O: Head of Cleomenes III. (R: Artemis).
The Empire of Alexander the Great
A map showing the Empire of Alexander the Great, his conquests, and the routes he took (334 BC - 323 BC). Major cities, roads, and battles are indicated.
Part of an Unfinished Horse in Limestone
The outline is incised and then roughly cut round. A bridle is indicated and, on the extreme left, perhaps the knee of the rider. Presented by the Committee of the British School at Athens. Greek, about 500 BCE. From the Sanctuary of Artemis...
Sun God, Konarak Sun Temple
This colossal idol of Surya or the Hindu Sun God stands in the southern niche of the sanctuary at the Konarak Sun Temple, Odisha state, India. The temple was built in the 13th century CE (around 1250 CE) by King Narasimhadeva I (1238 – 1264...
Church of Saint Mary of Loreto, Rome
Santa Maria di Loreto, Rome. The church was designed by the Italian Renaissance architect Antonio da Sangallo the Younger (1484–1546 CE). Construction began on this church in 1507 CE, although the dome would not be completed for around 75...
Shiva & Parvati
Uma-Mahesvara, style Pala-Sena, Bihar, North-East India, 10th CE. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with ReMake and ReCap Pro from AutoDesk. The god Siva with his spouse Parvati. Shiva is one of the principal deities of...
Chillon Castle - 3D View
Chillon Castle (French: Château de Chillon) is located on a rock on the banks of Lake Geneva. The water castle is the most visited historic building in Switzerland. For nearly four centuries Chillon was the residence and profitable toll station...
Map of Greece under Theban Hegemony
A map showing ancient Greece at the time of Theban hegemony, 371 BCE to 362 BCE.