The Delian Default
By Joel Bowman “Change is the only constant,” observed the pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus, more than two and a half millennia
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Political Scandals Of Ancient Greece
1. Artemisia of Caria destroys one of her own ships Artemisia, portrayed a tad bit incorrectly by Eva Green in
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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 name
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Tacitus’ Germania: the Mythology Behind German Nationalism
By Benjamin Welton Tacitus’ ethnographic work, Germania (98 AD), caused quite a stir among the Renaissance’s numerous intellectuals when it
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Cyrus’ Babylonian Campaigns
By Cam Rea Cyrus had already accumulated quite a lot of territory… but that didn’t mean he was done yet.
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Cyrus and the West
By Cam Rea Once Cyrus defeated Astyages, he inherited a new problem… And that problem was the western front.  
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Cyrus the Great – Armies
The early military machine of Cyrus the Great wasn’t what you would think it was… it wasn’t professional by any
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Cyrus the Great
By Cam Rea Cyrus the Great or “Cyrus II” was King of Anshan from 559-530 BCE. He was the son
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Battle of Marathon
The battle of Marathon has, for millenia now, been firmly planted within the annals of western history. A decisive battle,
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Corinth
A dominant city-state in ancient Greece, Corinth would grow to prominence as a trading center in the early Mycenaean age and
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