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2016-09-24T11:11:50ZSome basic comparisons between ancient Rome and ancient Greece, more specifically, ancient Athens.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZTen of the greatest heroes of Greek legend, including Odysseus, Achilles, Perseus, Theseus, and Hercules.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Ten Plagues of Egypt were sent down by the Hebrew God to convince Pharaoh to let the Hebrews out of slavery and go home to Canaan.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZWhen do you use the common abbreviations i.e., and when do you use e.g., and what do they mean?
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA list of the sun gods from various ancient religions.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIntroduction to the Fall of the Rome and the Decline of the Roman Empire: When Did Rome Fall, How and Why Did Rome Fall?
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAn Index of Gods and Goddess of World Mythology, with Content from About.com's Vast Ancient History Archive.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA brief version of the story of Pandora's Box
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Greek and Roman civilizations shared many aspects in common, not the least of which was their pantheon, their collection of gods.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Sword of Damocles was described by the Roman orator Cicero in his 'Tusculan Disputations'. Here's my explanation of the proverbial expression.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThey don't make hero stories like these anymore. Read up on Trojan War heroes and other Greeks who successfully battled impossible odds.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZBabylonian Gods and Goddesses. Ancient / Classical History.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHere are my selections for the most important names in ancient history. This list excludes people whose existence is disputed by most classical scholars.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe term philanthropist is a perfect term for the great titan of Greek mythology, Prometheus. He loved us. He helped us. He suffered for us.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZArticles on aspects of the story of Moses, including the burning bush.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAdvances in technology and the arts and other accomplishments, especially in the area of technology, in the ancient Chinese dynasties.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZTake this little quiz to see which major ancient hero you are most like. Just don't take it too seriously.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHercules didn't have an easy life, so you shouldn't be surprised to learn how difficult it was for him to die. Learn about his death and what came next.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMyths and Legends the story of Cupid and Psyche. Page 4.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn 509 (possibly), the Romans expelled their Etruscan kings and established the Roman Republic, with 3 branches of government.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA list of war gods and goddesses from the mythology of the world.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZRoman culture includes its architecture and technology, entertainment system, which includes gladiators and Roman theater, its literature, medicine, religion and myth, and philosophy.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAn introductory look at the growth of Rome, how Rome expanded its power to become master of Italy.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZLearn a dozen important facts about Julius Caesar. Page 2.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA look at the causes and sequences of events leading up to the Peloponnesian War.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHere are the eight main gods of Greek mythology. Learn about their main powers and attributes.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZCommon theories or reasons for the fall of rome.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Ancient / Classical History glossary is an evolving resource on people and topics in ancient history, mythology and classical literature, mostly with very brief descriptions and biographies.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThis Fall of Rome timeline uses standard events and marks the end with Gibbon's conventionally accepted date for the fall of Rome in A.D. 476.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZDespite repeated parental attempts to eat or hide their offspring, the birth of the Olympian gods and goddesses including Zeus and Hera followed the emergence of the titans Cronus and Rhea who sprang from Uranus the sky and Gaia the earth.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe abbreviation SPQR refers to the Roman senate and the Roman people. Here is a look at the Latin for each of the letters in the abbreviation.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHere are my choices for the most beautiful ancient women.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Face That Launched a Thousand Ships refers to Helen of Troy, who stole the heart of Greeks, Trojans, and Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThese are the major goddesses of Greek mythology.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZTime line of major events in the ancient history of the world. Most dates and events on the ancient history timeline are of political importance.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZSome of the major writings by ancient Greeks on the topic of democracy.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZBackground information on Norse mythology. This section is on the Aesir and Vanir gods and goddesses.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZLearn what we think we know about the writer of one of the top three most popular books of all time.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMajor figures in the Trojan War.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZConstantine the Great was the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThere are many types of immortal beings in Greek mythology. Some are depicted as humanoid, some as part animal, and some are not readily visualized.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZLearn the names of Hercules wives, and find the answers to other common questions about the Greek hero.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIt is customary to refer to events in Chinese history according to the dynasty to which the period's ancient rulers belonged. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZFive facts about ancient Greco-Roman clothing.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Xia dynasty was the first to irrigate, produce cast bronze and a strong army. It used oracle bones and had a calendar
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAristotle argues that all forms of government have their problems, including, but not limited to democracy.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZList of ancient gods and goddesses by Culture.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZLearn about Apollo, a very popular Greek and Roman god, his passions, gifts to mankind, and association with the sun. Also learn about Apollo's application in modern culture.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe names and dates of the legendary kings of Rome.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZDescriptions of nine Roman military leaders listed in alphabetical order.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHades is the Greek god of the Underworld.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZApollo mated with many women and a few men. He sired mostly males. His wives include Marpessa, Chione, Koronis, Daphne, Arsinoe and Kassandra.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZVarious chronologies and timelines of the rulers of Rome during the period of the Roman Empire.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe many wives of King David in the Bible played important roles in the history of Israel. Through their relationships, David's wives brought him political alliances and material wealth, as well as 19 sons and one daughter. Three of David's wives were especially significant to Israel's history. They are Michal, Abigail and Bathsheba.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Shang Dynasty of ancient China was the first dynasty in Chinese history with both archaeological and documentary evidence.
2016-09-24T11:11:50Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >About Latin Tenses
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Norse gods are divided into two major groups, the Aesir and Vanir, in addition to the giants who came first. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe friendship story of Damon and Pythias and their confrontation with the tyrant Dionysius of Syracuse.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZLearn these important points about Greek theater and especially Greek tragedy. Page 2.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZWhat was the charge against Socrates for which he had to commit suicide by drinking a cup of hemlock?
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Sindhu River, also commonly referred to as the Indus River, is a major river in South Asia. The Sindhu is one of the longest rivers in the world.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Christian Bible is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament, each of which is split into sections. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZList of the words for colors in Latin and their English translations, along with information on words and word derivations.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe letters of the Greek alphabet.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Etruscans, who lived in Etruria, were known as Tyrrhenians by the Greeks. They were at their height in Italy from the 8th to the 5th century B.C.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn Latin, words that mean may it be a happy birthday would convey the message of Happy Birthday.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Iliad is attributed to Homer, although we don't know for sure who wrote it. Here are major characters, both mortal and immortal, from The Iliad.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe Classical Age of Greece ran from the Persian Wars to Phillip of Macedon and Alexander the Great. This page on the Classical Age summarizes political and military aspects.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe major events in ancient Greek history along a timeline.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA quick look at some of the main Greek Underworld myths.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZGods and goddess of the moons came in male and female forms. An alphabetical list of deities or personifications of the moon.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZGreek against Greek, the war wore both sides down leading to a state where the leader of Macedonia and his sons, Philip and Alexander, could take control.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAncient sources who wrote about the philosopher Socrates.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAssyrian Gods and Goddesses and Babylonian Gods and Goddesses
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMoses, the recipient of the Ten Commandments in the Bible, and a Hebrew prophet, was the leader of the Hebrew people when they left Egypt and wandered in the wilderness during the Biblical Exodus.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZTimeline of Greek and Roman Philosophers.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe tragedy of Alcestis, by Euripides, came about because Zeus killed the son of Apollo, Asclepius, the healing god.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe enormous walled cities of China's Shang Dynasty were the first constructed after written records were kept by the Shang Dynasty emperors.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAnswer to the question, Ancient/Classical History.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZCleopatra is best known for her relations with leading Romans, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the manner of her death. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAtlantis is a story from Plato's Timaeus.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZThe story of Deucalion and Pyrrha is the flood myth of Greek mythology.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMy list of the worst Roman emperors.
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2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA reconstructed image of the Roman Forum.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMost ancient civilizations sprung up along or between rivers that provided water for agriculture and transportation. These are some of the most important.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA Persia timeline showing major events in the ancient history of the empire of Persia (modern Iran) from 3400 B.C. to 641-42.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn Greek mythology, there were 12 Olympians, gods and goddesses, who lived and held thrones on Mount Olympus.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn Greek mythology, these Greek goddesses frequently interact with mankind, sometimes benevolently, but often ruthlessly.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn general, the theatron was where the audience of a Greek tragedy sat to view the performance. Learn more.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZDate and very brief description of the Persian War Battle of Thermopylae at which the Spartans, under Leonidas, fought bravely to their death.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZInformation on English words with Latin roots and others based on the classical languages, Latin and Greek.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZRead about the important inventions attributed to early Greek scientists. This list is in chronological order.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAncient Greek government varied from place to place and time to time.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZMenelaus - The Trojan War role of Menelaus and the truth about whether Hector killed Menelaus king of Sparta.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZA list of ancient Roman clothing.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZHades is the enemy of all life, gods, and men. He is rarely worshiped. There are, however, a few myths in which he plays a major role.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZAjax - Did Hector kill Ajax in the Trojan War?
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZNot Classical Latin, but the common or vulgar Latin was the base for the modern Romance languages, like modern French, Spanish, Italian, etc.
2016-09-24T11:11:50ZIn Norse mythology there are 9 worlds that are divided among three levels all held together by the world tree, Ygdrasil. Learn about the worlds' creation.