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. AccordingRead more.
Pithecusae: Island of Firsts
By Mary Naples, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Home to thermal springs and verdant landscapes, the idyllic island of Ischia alsoRead more.
Athens and Sparta were two of the most influential city-states in the ancient world. They both held sway over theRead more.
Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The Egyptian city of Alexandria was established in 331 BCE by its EponymousRead more.
Sparta Vs. Athens
By Van Bryan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom SPARTA Sparta, also known by its ancient name Lacedaemon in honor of theirRead more.
The History of Thebes
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Having been inhabited for roughly 5,000 years, Thebes possesses a wealth of historyRead more.
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 fromRead more.
The Dual Monarchy of Sparta
By Julia Huse When it comes to Ancient Greece I am particularly Spartan Warrior fond of Athens. As the birthplaceRead more.
Carthage: Always the bridesmaid
By Ben Potter What do Spain, Portugal, Malta, Gibraltar, Libya, Morocco, Italy and France have in common? Weather… perhaps. Food…Read more.
By Ben Potter Athens, July 514 BC. Two of Athens’ most disgruntled sons, Harmodius and Aristogeiton become forever known asRead more.