The Phoenicians: More than Just Pirates
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Phoenicians are among the most important people in the Ancient world. According
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Pithecusae: Island of Firsts
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Home to thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the idyllic island of Ischia also
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Athens
Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held sway over the
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Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Egyptian city of Alexandria was established in 331 BCE by its Eponymous
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Sparta Vs. Athens
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom SPARTA Sparta, also known by its ancient name Lacedaemon in honor of their
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The History of Thebes
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Having been inhabited for roughly 5,000 years, Thebes possesses a wealth of history
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The Helots: Slave Warriors of Ancient Sparta
By Ḏḥwty, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins The ancient Greek city-state of Sparta had a social hierarchy that was different from
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The Dual Monarchy of Sparta
By Julia Huse When it comes to Ancient Greece I am particularly Spartan Warrior fond of Athens. As the birthplace
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Carthage: Always the bridesmaid
By Ben Potter What do Spain, Portugal, Malta, Gibraltar, Libya, Morocco, Italy and France have in common? Weather… perhaps. Food…
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Athenian Democracy
By Ben Potter Athens, July 514 BC. Two of Athens’ most disgruntled sons, Harmodius and Aristogeiton become forever known as
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