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 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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The Dual Monarchy of Sparta
By Julia Huse When it comes to Ancient Greece I am particularly Spartan Warrior fond of Athens. As the birthplace
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Carthage: Always the bridesmaid
By Ben Potter What do Spain, Portugal, Malta, Gibraltar, Libya, Morocco, Italy and France have in common? Weather… perhaps. Food…
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Athenian Democracy
By Ben Potter Athens, July 514 BC. Two of Athens’ most disgruntled sons, Harmodius and Aristogeiton become forever known as
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Spartan Training: Crafting Warriors Of Legend
While the Spartans may not have been running laps around the Flatiron building with a kettlebell slung over their shoulder,
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The Mystery of the Etruscans
By Benjamin Welton “Etruria is the originator and mother of all superstition.” This was stated by Arnobius the Elder, a
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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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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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Athens
As mentioned previously, Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held
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