The History of the Rosetta Stone
By Edward Whelan, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Ancient Egypt has fascinated people since ancient times. However, the history and knowledge
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Ursa Major
The Bear in the Big Blue Abyss: Ursa Major
By Danielle Alexander, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom When you look up at the twinkling stars in the velvet sky, what
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Da Vinci
The History Behind the Vitruvian Man
The story sounds like a Dan Brown thriller: Leonardo Da Vinci’s notebooks contain a skillfully executed, albeit curious image.  A
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Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great: PART 2
By David Grant, Author of Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great, the Remarkable Discovery of the Royal Tombs of
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Unearthing the Family of Alexander the Great: PART 1
By David Grant, Guest Author, Classical Wisdom On November 8, 1977, ‘Archangel’s Day’ in Greece, an excavation team led by
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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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