The Rise, The Fall, And The Mystery Of The Mycenaeans
Before the time of a democratic Athens, or a conquering Alexander the Great, there existed a fledgling Greek society that
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Greco-Persian Wars
The Persian wars were a series of engagements between the massive Persian empire and the various city states of ancient
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The Rise of Themistocles (Part 3)
Click the links to read “The Rise of Themistocles” part 1 and part 2  By 480 BCE, the  Athenian general
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The Rise of Themistocles (part 2)
In a previous article we discussed one of Greece’s most notable and successful general and statesman. It was none other
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The Rise of Themistocles (Part 1)
While the Greco-Persian wars have remained a topic of sincere interest for those of us who study the ancients, it
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Sparta
Athens and Sparta are often considered two of the most, if not the most, influential of the ancient Greek civilization;
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Eannatum The Conqueror
It’s around 2430 BCE in ancient Mesopotamia and Eannatum, King of Lagash, is in the midsts of establishing the first
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A War for Water – The tale of two City-States
Eannatum was the King of Lagash, a fertile town nestled between the Tigris and the Euphrates. While his domain was
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Lagash and the Too Fertile Valley
Between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers lies a land known as Mesopotamia. It was here that men found suitable terrain,
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Leonidas
Thermopylae: Battle in the Shade
The year was 480 BC and the Battle of Thermopylae was about to commence. King Leonidas I was dispatched from
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