The Palace of Knossos
When we think about the birth of western civilization, we recall Knossos and its stunning palace. Crete is called the
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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 ancient
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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 in
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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 1,000
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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 a
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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-see
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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 considered
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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 revolves
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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 Roman
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The Best of Roman Architecture
By Mark Miller, Contributing Writer, Ancient Origins Ancient Rome borrowed from ancient Greece for architecture, among other things, but then
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