The History of Thebes
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Having been inhabited for roughly 5,000 years, Thebes possesses a wealth of historyRead more.
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 fromRead more.
The Dual Monarchy of Sparta
By Julia Huse When it comes to Ancient Greece I am particularly Spartan Warrior fond of Athens. As the birthplaceRead more.
Carthage: Always the bridesmaid
By Ben Potter What do Spain, Portugal, Malta, Gibraltar, Libya, Morocco, Italy and France have in common? Weather… perhaps. Food…Read more.
By Ben Potter Athens, July 514 BC. Two of Athens’ most disgruntled sons, Harmodius and Aristogeiton become forever known asRead more.
Spartan Training: Crafting Warriors Of Legend
While the Spartans may not have been running laps around the Flatiron building with a kettlebell slung over their shoulder,Read more.
The Mystery of the Etruscans
By Benjamin Welton “Etruria is the originator and mother of all superstition.” This was stated by Arnobius the Elder, aRead more.
Abraham and the Boom and Bust of Ur
By Cam Rea What do we really know about Abraham? Well, it was written in Genesis that his birth nameRead more.
A dominant city-state in ancient Greece, Corinth would grow to prominence as a trading center in the early Mycenaean age andRead more.
As mentioned previously, Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both heldRead more.