The Delian Default
By Joel Bowman “Change is the only constant,” observed the pre-Socratic philosopher, Heraclitus, more than two and a half millenniaRead more.
Political Scandals Of Ancient Greece
1. Artemisia of Caria destroys one of her own ships Artemisia, portrayed a tad bit incorrectly by Eva Green inRead 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.
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 itRead more.
Cyrus’ Babylonian Campaigns
By Cam Rea Cyrus had already accumulated quite a lot of territory… but that didn’t mean he was done yet.Read more.
Cyrus and the West
By Cam Rea Once Cyrus defeated Astyages, he inherited a new problem… And that problem was the western front.Read more.
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 anyRead more.
Cyrus the Great
By Cam Rea Cyrus the Great or “Cyrus II” was King of Anshan from 559-530 BCE. He was the sonRead more.
Battle of Marathon
The battle of Marathon has, for millenia now, been firmly planted within the annals of western history. A decisive battle,Read more.
A dominant city-state in ancient Greece, Corinth would grow to prominence as a trading center in the early Mycenaean age andRead more.