Published: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:10:43 +0000
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZTen of the greatest heroes of Greek legend, including Odysseus, Achilles, Perseus, Theseus, and Hercules.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZSome basic comparisons between ancient Rome and ancient Greece, more specifically, ancient Athens.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZWhen do you use the common abbreviations i.e., and when do you use e.g., and what do they mean?
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Lyrics to the Latin Christmas Carol Adeste Fideles.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLyrics for Christmas Carols in Latin.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAn Index of Gods and Goddess of World Mythology, with Content from About.com's Vast Ancient History Archive.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZPandora'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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThey don't make hero stories like these anymore. Read up on Trojan War heroes and other Greeks who successfully battled impossible odds.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZA list of the sun gods from various ancient religions.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIntroduction to the Fall of the Rome and the Decline of the Roman Empire: When Did Rome Fall, How and Why Did Rome Fall?
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHere are the eight main gods of Greek mythology. Learn about their main powers and attributes.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Greek and Roman civilizations shared many aspects in common, not the least of which was their pantheon, their collection of gods.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThere are many types of immortal beings in Greek mythology. Some are depicted as humanoid, some as part animal, and some are not readily visualized.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZBabylonian Gods and Goddesses. Ancient / Classical History.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZArticles on aspects of the story of Moses, including the burning bush.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIn 509 (possibly), the Romans expelled their Etruscan kings and established the Roman Republic, with 3 branches of government.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZMyths and Legends the story of Cupid and Psyche. Page 4.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHere are my selections for the most important names in ancient history. This list excludes people whose existence is disputed by most classical scholars.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZPaul 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Lyrics to the Latin Christmas Carol Gloria in Excelsis Deo.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe letters of the Greek alphabet.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZRead about five of the deeds and accomplishments of the great Julius Caesar.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZRoman culture includes its architecture and technology, entertainment system, which includes gladiators and Roman theater, its literature, medicine, religion and myth, and philosophy.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe names of the magi or three wisemen who visited the Christ child.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe term philanthropist is a perfect term for the great titan of Greek mythology, Prometheus. He loved us. He helped us. He suffered for us.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThis 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLearn a dozen important facts about Julius Caesar. Page 2.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHercules 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43Z6 Winter Holidays Besides Christmas. At or around the Winter Solstice there have been festivals and holidays in ancient as well as modern times.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLearn 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZVarious chronologies and timelines of the rulers of Rome during the period of the Roman Empire.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Sword of Damocles was described by the Roman orator Cicero in his 'Tusculan Disputations'.But what did he mean by that?
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHadrian was the Roman emperor responsible for the wall across Britain named for him.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZCommon theories or reasons for the fall of rome.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZTake this little quiz to see which major ancient hero you are most like. Just don't take it too seriously.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHades is the Greek god of the Underworld.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZA look at the causes and sequences of events leading up to the Peloponnesian War.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZList of the words for colors in Latin and their English translations, along with information on words and word derivations.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAtlantis 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLearn the names of Hercules wives, and find the answers to other common questions about the Greek hero.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZDespite 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZMy list of the worst Roman emperors.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAn introductory look at the growth of Rome, how Rome expanded its power to become master of Italy.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Xia dynasty was the first to irrigate, produce cast bronze and a strong army. It used oracle bones and had a calendar
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Face That Launched a Thousand Ships refers to Helen of Troy, who stole the heart of Greeks, Trojans, and Christopher Marlowe's Dr. Faustus.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Christian Bible is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament, each of which is split into sections. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZConstantine the Great was the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIn Latin, words that mean may it be a happy birthday would convey the message of Happy Birthday.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZSaturnalia was a time to honor the god of sowing, Saturn. Like our Christmas, it was also a festival day on which a banquet was prepared.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZA list of war gods and goddesses from the mythology of the world.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZA quick look at some of the main Greek Underworld myths.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAristotle argues that all forms of government have their problems, including, but not limited to democracy.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZSome of the major writings by ancient Greeks on the topic of democracy.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIn Greece there were winter solstice celebrations, including ones honoring the sea god Poseidon.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Shang Dynasty of ancient China was the first dynasty in Chinese history with both archaeological and documentary evidence.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZMoses, 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZGods and goddess of the moons came in male and female forms. An alphabetical list of deities or personifications of the moon.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZMajor figures in the Trojan War.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAssyrian Gods and Goddesses and Babylonian Gods and Goddesses
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHere are my choices for the most beautiful ancient women.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZApollo mated with many women and a few men. He sired mostly males. His wives include Marpessa, Chione, Koronis, Daphne, Arsinoe and Kassandra.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHere is a summary list of some of the major gods and goddesses of ancient Egypt and their primary functions.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZPoseidon is a Greek god of the sea.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZResources on the end of the Republic of Rome, the turblent period from the Gracchi to the elevation of Octavian (Augustus).
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZKing 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZList of ancient gods and goddesses by Culture.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIt is customary to refer to events in Chinese history according to the dynasty to which the period's ancient rulers belonged. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >About Latin Tenses
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZNymphs (Greek plural: nymphai) are mythological nature spirits that appear as beautiful young women.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAdvances in technology and the arts and other accomplishments, especially in the area of technology, in the ancient Chinese dynasties.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe names and dates of the legendary kings of Rome.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZBackground information on Norse mythology. This section is on the Aesir and Vanir gods and goddesses.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Biblical passage showing the classical example of the wisdom of Solomon.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHades 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe name Xmas is sometimes seen as a move to take the religious Christ element out of Christmas. But that's not its origins.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZIn general, the theatron was where the audience of a Greek tragedy sat to view the performance. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Norse gods are divided into two major groups, the Aesir and Vanir, in addition to the giants who came first. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Stoics were Greeks and Romans, who followed a realistic, but morally idealistic way of life, echoed in the famous Serenity Prayer of 12 Steps
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThis timeline shows the major divisions of ancient Rome over time and the defining features of each.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZRome fell or changed partly as a result of economic policies of the Roman emperors.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLearn the different types of pronouns in Latin and tips about their declensions.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZRoman Emperor Nero is famed for watching while Rome burned, and then blaming the conflagration on the Christians, whom he persecuted. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZGreek 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.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZCleopatra is best known for her relations with leading Romans, Julius Caesar and Mark Antony, and the manner of her death. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43Zclass="no-js" itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/Article" > itemprop="description" >Definition: Pax
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZCivilization is said to have started in Sumer -- the land between the two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZThe Greek god Zeus was the top Olympian god in the Greek pantheon. Zeus is father of gods and men. He controls lightning and thunder.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZAgamemnon, the leading king of the Greek forces in the Trojan War, became king of Mycenae by driving out his uncle, Thyestes. Learn more.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZLearn about the slave revolt led by the Roman gladiator Spartacus.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZDemonstrative pronouns can stand alone -- like nouns, but demonstrative adjectives can't. See the declension of the Latin demonstrative pronouns.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZFighting in the arena for the entertainment of the population of the Roman Empire, gladiators were well-trained slaves, usually.
2017-01-16T11:10:43ZHe was one of the most famous, respected, and influential philosophers of all time. A type of love (Platonic) is named for him. Learn more.