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A Guide to Greek Mosaics

Written by Divya Gupta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom The history of mosaics is as elaborate as the art form itself. Mosaic, in art, incorporates small stones and colored glass or pebbles that come together to express a form. Unlike inlay technique, a mosaic is not rendered according to the shape of consecutive fittings. Instead, unique

Ancient Art of Amphora Pottery

Written by Divya Gupta, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Greek Vases provide a rare insight into life in Ancient Greece. They reflect the artistic developments, religion, trade, and political beliefs of ancient Greek civilization. Types of Greek Pottery Greeks pots were traditionally made using terracotta (fired clay) and were fashioned into different shapes and sizes depending

When in Rome, Be Greek

By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom Rome: a Mediterranean giant, known far and wide for its conquering and warfare… and its strong penchant for proudly displaying spoils all around the city. For hundreds of years Rome’s military prowess led to Triumphs, civil ceremonies and religious rites paraded through her famous streets. Rome was powerful…and