12 September – On this day the battle of Marathon took place during the first Persian invasion in 490 BC. Continue reading “490 BC – The Battle of Marathon”
The British Library has digitised and made over 900 Greek manuscripts available online. They are available for viewing as high resolution colour images.
Research and excavations by researchers from Gothenburg University are uncovering a previously unknown Greek city. The site has been discovered 5 hours north of Athens near the village of Vlochós.
There is much speculation about the character of Spartan Women. They are often viewed as strong, determined and powerful. This perception stems from the ability they had to hold more rights and experience more privileges than Greek women of other city-states.
12 September – On this day
The battle of Marathon took place during the first Persian invasion in 490 BC. Continue reading “490 BC – The Battle of Marathon”
A new feature article, What equipment was needed to be a Hoplite in classical Greece?, is available under the features tab.
The CVA online database contains a very large number of images mostly of ancient Greek painted pottery from around the world. Continue reading “Corpus Vasorum Antiquorum online”