The Palace of Knossos
When we think about the birth of western civilization, we recall Knossos and its stunning palace. Crete is called theRead more.
The Humours of Hippocrates: Which one are you?
If you had assumed that the theory of ‘humours’ had been unanimously relegated to the ‘didn’t work’ shelf of ancientRead more.
The Colosseum: A Symbol of Gory Glory
By Mónica Correa, contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom While the Roman Empire bequeathed us many splendid structures, from the Pantheon inRead more.
The 13 Most Important Buildings in Ancient Alexandria, Egypt
An important center of Hellenistic civilization, Alexandria was the capital of Ptolemaic Egypt, Roman and Byzantine Egypt for almost 1,000Read more.
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.