Sparta and… Scotland? Laconic wit through the centuries
By Andrew Rattray When you think of Sparta, what’s the first thing that jumps to mind? I’m willing to wager
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Ancient Bactria: Battleground For Civilization
Written by Ed Whalen, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The ancient region of Bactria was in what is now Afghanistan, Uzbekistan,
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Delphi
Delphi: The Center of the Greek World
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Delphi was an important religious, social and cultural center in Ancient Greece. It
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The History of Pompeii and its Volcanic Eruption
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Roman city of Pompeii was famously destroyed in 79 A.D by an
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The Phoenicians: More than Just Pirates
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Phoenicians are among the most important people in the Ancient world. According
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Pithecusae: Island of Firsts
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Home to thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the idyllic island of Ischia also
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Athens
Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held sway over the
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Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Egyptian city of Alexandria was established in 331 BCE by its Eponymous
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Sparta Vs. Athens
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom SPARTA Sparta, also known by its ancient name Lacedaemon in honor of their
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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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