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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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 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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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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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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Not Just Another Column
What’s in a column? To the Ancient Greeks, the standing pillar was more than just a way to hold up
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Roman Concrete: A Forgotten Stroke of Genius
I can hear some of you thinking now: Concrete? Is she really writing about concrete? Believe me, reader, the same
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The Mausoleum of Augustus: Propaganda, Deification and Dynasty
By Ben Potter The story of Augustus (née Octavian) is one of those tales from the classical world familiar even
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