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2016-12-03T11:13:28ZTen of the greatest heroes of Greek legend, including Odysseus, Achilles, Perseus, Theseus, and Hercules.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZWhen do you use the common abbreviations i.e., and when do you use e.g., and what do they mean?
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZSome basic comparisons between ancient Rome and ancient Greece, more specifically, ancient Athens.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAn Index of Gods and Goddess of World Mythology, with Content from About.com's Vast Ancient History Archive.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZA list of the sun gods from various ancient religions.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIntroduction to the Fall of the Rome and the Decline of the Roman Empire: When Did Rome Fall, How and Why Did Rome Fall?
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThey don't make hero stories like these anymore. Read up on Trojan War heroes and other Greeks who successfully battled impossible odds.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZPandora's box is a metaphor for great ills arising from a single, stupid mistake; but in Greek mythology, Pandora's story is much more than that.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZLyrics for Christmas Carols in Latin.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHere are the eight main gods of Greek mythology. Learn about their main powers and attributes.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Lyrics to the Latin Christmas Carol Adeste Fideles.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZBabylonian Gods and Goddesses. Ancient / Classical History.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIn 509 (possibly), the Romans expelled their Etruscan kings and established the Roman Republic, with 3 branches of government.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Greek and Roman civilizations shared many aspects in common, not the least of which was their pantheon, their collection of gods.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZLearn a dozen important facts about Julius Caesar. Page 2.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZArticles on aspects of the story of Moses, including the burning bush.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZMyths and Legends the story of Cupid and Psyche. Page 4.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThere are many types of immortal beings in Greek mythology. Some are depicted as humanoid, some as part animal, and some are not readily visualized.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe names and dates of the tragedies by Euripides.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZRead about five of the deeds and accomplishments of the great Julius Caesar.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Sword of Damocles was described by the Roman orator Cicero in his 'Tusculan Disputations'.But what did he mean by that?
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHere are my selections for the most important names in ancient history. This list excludes people whose existence is disputed by most classical scholars.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZGreek and Roman attitudes towards sexuality weren't exactly the same.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Roman Republic was a form of government that mixed democracy with aristocracy and monarchy.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZLearn 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe term philanthropist is a perfect term for the great titan of Greek mythology, Prometheus. He loved us. He helped us. He suffered for us.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZRoman culture includes its architecture and technology, entertainment system, which includes gladiators and Roman theater, its literature, medicine, religion and myth, and philosophy.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZTake this little quiz to see which major ancient hero you are most like. Just don't take it too seriously.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHercules 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZSome of the major writings by ancient Greeks on the topic of democracy.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZA look at the causes and sequences of events leading up to the Peloponnesian War.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZMy list of the worst Roman emperors.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHades is the Greek god of the Underworld.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAristotle argues that all forms of government have their problems, including, but not limited to democracy.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAtlantis is a story from Plato's Timaeus. Geologists have never been able to disprove whether the so-called lost city existed at all, but its legend persists.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZLearn the names of Hercules wives, and find the answers to other common questions about the Greek hero.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThis 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZA list of war gods and goddesses from the mythology of the world.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAn introductory look at the growth of Rome, how Rome expanded its power to become master of Italy.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZMoses, 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Xia dynasty was the first to irrigate, produce cast bronze and a strong army. It used oracle bones and had a calendar
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Face That Launched a Thousand Ships refers to Helen of Troy, who stole the heart of Greeks, Trojans, and Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe letters of the Greek alphabet.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZGreek 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZList of ancient gods and goddesses by Culture.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZDespite 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAdvances in technology and the arts and other accomplishments, especially in the area of technology, in the ancient Chinese dynasties.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZQuiz on Odyssey Book XXIV
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHere are my choices for the most beautiful ancient women.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZVarious chronologies and timelines of the rulers of Rome during the period of the Roman Empire.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZApollo mated with many women and a few men. He sired mostly males. His wives include Marpessa, Chione, Koronis, Daphne, Arsinoe and Kassandra.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZCommon theories or reasons for the fall of rome.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZConstantine the Great was the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIt is customary to refer to events in Chinese history according to the dynasty to which the period's ancient rulers belonged. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAssyrian Gods and Goddesses and Babylonian Gods and Goddesses
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZMajor figures in the Trojan War.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Biblical passage showing the classical example of the wisdom of Solomon.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThese are the major goddesses of Greek mythology.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZRoman Emperor Nero is famed for watching while Rome burned, and then blaming the conflagration on the Christians, whom he persecuted. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Norse gods are divided into two major groups, the Aesir and Vanir, in addition to the giants who came first. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZPaul of Tarsus was a Jew who had Roman citizenship and tried to stamp out Christianity until he had a vision on the Road to Damascus.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThis timeline shows the major divisions of ancient Rome over time and the defining features of each.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZList of the words for colors in Latin and their English translations, along with information on words and word derivations.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Greek god Zeus was the top Olympian god in the Greek pantheon. Zeus is father of gods and men. He controls lightning and thunder.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZKing Solomon was the last of the Biblical kings of the United Monarchy period. He has been credited with writing Ecclesiastes, Proverbs, and Song of Songs.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZCleopatra is best known for her relations with leading Romans, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the manner of her death. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Shang Dynasty of ancient China was the first dynasty in Chinese history with both archaeological and documentary evidence.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZGods and goddess of the moons came in male and female forms. An alphabetical list of deities or personifications of the moon.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIn Greek mythology, these Greek goddesses frequently interact with mankind, sometimes benevolently, but often ruthlessly.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIn Latin, words that mean may it be a happy birthday would convey the message of Happy Birthday.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe names of the magi or three wisemen who visited the Christ child.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThere are so many mysteries of ancient history and the cause of the death of Attila is just one of them.
2016-12-03T11:13:28Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Definition: Pax
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZBackground information on Norse mythology. This section is on the Aesir and Vanir gods and goddesses.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe names and dates of the legendary kings of Rome.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZResources on the end of the Republic of Rome, the turblent period from the Gracchi to the elevation of Octavian (Augustus).
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZA quick look at some of the main Greek Underworld myths.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHadrian was the Roman emperor responsible for the wall across Britain named for him.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe tragedy of Alcestis, by Euripides, came about because Zeus killed the son of Apollo, Asclepius, the healing god.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZLearn these important points about Greek theater and especially Greek tragedy. Page 2.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZWho were the parents of Hercules? Let's meet the triad that raised this future superhero.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Lyrics to the Latin Christmas Carol Gloria in Excelsis Deo.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZA starting place to learn about the important people of the ancient world.
2016-12-03T11:13:28Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >About Latin Tenses
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZWhile his half-brother Apollo personifies the cerebral aspects of mankind, Dionysus represents the libido and gratification. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZAgamemnon, the leading king of the Greek forces in the Trojan War, became king of Mycenae by driving out his uncle, Thyestes. Learn more.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZRome fell or changed partly as a result of economic policies of the Roman emperors.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHomer's Odyssey has inspired impressive artwork. Here are some of the artistic representations of people Odysseus encountered, based on the Odyssey.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe form we know of as republic started in ancient Rome as an alternative to the monarchy. Here you'll read about the meaning of the term, the event that triggered the creation of the republic, and what the Romans devised as the form of government under the republican umbrella.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZConstantinople was the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. Here's a look at its history, fortifications and geography.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIn Greece there were winter solstice celebrations, including ones honoring the sea god Poseidon.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZEnglish translation, by Jowett, of the Myth of Atlantis, from Plato's Timaeus.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe Younger Pliny's ghost story about a haunted House in Latin.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZThe 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.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZHercules is such a popular figure from Greek mythology that you have undoubtedly heard of him or seen him in movies or on the television. If you want to know the basic facts and events of his life, here is the basic information the media uses to portray the demigod.
2016-12-03T11:13:28ZIf you don't have a font and only want to add a few letters of Greek, here is the code for upper and lower case Greek letters.