It explores how Thucydides reveals the human causes of war through the outbreak of a particular war, the Peloponnesian war.
The emperor was adored directly and simultaneously as primary holder of power and chief patron. In relation to the emperor as god, there are two pertinent instances where the ruler brands himself with characteristics of other gods.
In this paper, I focus on ISIS’s destruction of archaeological heritage. I argue that this destruction can be seen as a form of place-based violence that aims to annihilate the local sense of belonging, and the collective sense of memory among local communities to whom the heritage belongs.
Beards of Bygone Eras By Dylan Siebert Labyrinth, Issue 92 (2005) Excerpt: One very important trendsetter from antiquity was Alexander the Great, who is…
This thesis re-examines the factors which would have allowed for the possibility of a direct northward trade route between the North African coastal ports and Crete during the Bronze Age.
Golden Fleece: An Ancient Sheep By Sean Gilmore Journal of Interdisciplinary Science Topics, Vol.3 (2014) Abstract: Of the many infeasible creatures and relics…
The Transformation of Athenian Theatre Culture around 400 BC By Klaus Junker The Pronomos Vase and its Context, edited by Oliver Taplin and…
ublius Clodous Pulcher, the patrician at the center of this scandal, became a means to control Caesar’s interests and enemies in the senate during his Gallic campaign.
I have always had a sneaking suspicion that there was more of a connection between ancient Greece and Rome and the fantasy genre than most people think.
Hannibal’s undoing was the result of the deliberate Roman policy of harassment and deprivation, his inability to win a critical mass of political support from the Italian communities, and his failure to find a long-term solution to his considerable supply needs.