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 generalRead more.
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 otherRead more.
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, itRead more.
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 wasRead more.
Thermopylae: Battle in the Shade
The year was 480 BC and the Battle of Thermopylae was about to commence. King Leonidas I was dispatched fromRead more.
Battle of Thermopylae
It was a battle so great that many movie makers, writers and graphic novelists have attempted to capture it. WithinRead more.