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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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, until
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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. The
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It’s Pi Time!
The history of pie is both storied and interesting in and of itself. Did you know, for instance, that the
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The Hanging Gardens of Babylon
By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The mention of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon conjures up images of an
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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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