Ptolemy, the Man who Reached the Stars
By Mónica Correa, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The study of the earth, stars and space started millennia ago. With aRead more.
The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World “Reconstructed” with GIFs
Finally technology is being put to good use! The 7 Wonders of the Ancient World was a list of must-seeRead more.
Missing Piece of World’s Oldest Computer Discovered?
Potentially a missing part of the Antikythera mechanism, an ancient Greek device designed to calculate astronomical positions and often consideredRead more.
Aristarchus of Samos: Prophet of Astronomy
In a recent article, I mentioned Galileo and his idea of heliocentrism. Heliocentrism is the idea that the Earth revolvesRead more.
VIDEO: Location of Marcus Aurelius’ Mediations
Discussion about Marcus Aurelius and the history of Roman Carnuntum. Donald Robertson, author of How to Think Like a RomanRead more.
The Best of Roman Architecture
By Mark Miller, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Ancient Rome borrowed from ancient Greece for architecture, among other things, but thenRead more.
Herodotus Proved Right! Nile Shipwreck Vindicates the Greek Historian’s Wild Claims… About a Boat.
In 450 BCE, Herodotus wrote about a specific sort of cargo boat that he saw along the Nile, which, untilRead more.
Location of Julius Caesar’s Assassination to be Open to the Public!
Move Aside Feral Cats! The ruins in the Largo di Torre Argentina are about to get a fashion make-over. TheRead more.
It’s Pi Time!
The history of pie is both storied and interesting in and of itself. Did you know, for instance, that theRead more.
The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The mention of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon conjures up images of anRead more.