Hipparchia the Cynic: Devoted Wife, Mother, and Outspoken Greek Philosopher
Hipparchia was the wife of Crates, a very popular Athenian philosopher...
The Women of Sparta: Athletic, Educated, and Outspoken Radicals of the Greek World
The laws of Sparta were developed and written by Lycurgus, a legendary...
The Great Pyramid of Giza: Last Remaining Wonder of the Ancient World
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest monument on the list of...
The Athenian Agora in the Roman Era
Greece became a Roman province in 146 BCE after the Roman general...
The Classical Agora, the Final Chapter: The Beginning of the End For the Heyday of Ancient Athens
Just as the Athenian Agora was home to the many legal and political...
Pericles and the Agora: Ancient Symbol of Commerce and Democracy
The great statesman Pericles was credited with bringing Athens...
The Hellenistic Agora: Countdown to Roman Rule
The Hellenistic Period of Ancient History is generally though of...
The Classical Athenian Agora: Setting the Standard for Democracy
After Athens' victory in the Persian War (around 448 BC), it...
Law and Politics in the Athenian Agora: Ancient Democracy at Work
The Agora was the central gathering place for all of Athens, where...