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 rise and fall of the Delian League
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Delian League, or Confederacy of Delos, was the name used for the
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The Luck of the Athenians
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom When we think of Athens, we typically think “powerhouse.” The bustling Agora, the
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Pick your Poison
The AK-47 of the Ancient Near East By Cam Rea The Scythian bow was the AK-47 of the Ancient Near
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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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After 300: The Posthumous Vengeance of King Leonidas of Sparta
By Riley Winters, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Mythologically descended from the hero Herakles, the Agiad dynasty of ancient Sparta reigned
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The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals: Athens’ Last Stand
The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals: The Sicilian Expedition can be found HERE. The year is 413 BC
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The Peloponnesian War – The Sicilian Expedition
The Sicilian Expedition To read the previous segment on the Peloponnesian War, Click HERE. When we left off last week,
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The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals – Part Two
To Read Part One, Click here: https://classicalwisdom.com/the-peloponnesian-war-summary-part-one/ The entirety of the Peloponnesian war is broken into two parts, punctuated by
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The Peloponnesian War Summary of Battles and Betrayals – Part One
You couldn’t imagine two cities less alike. Athens was a powerful democracy where citizens spent their days reclining and discussing
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