Darius II’s invitation to the Olympic victor Poulydamas and Cyrus’ friendship with Thessalian aristocrats were renewals of old ties between Persia and Thessaly and part of Persian intervention in the Peloponnesian War.
Are you fierce like Ladon, deceptive like the sirens, or are you boastful like Arachne?
Greeks have greatly influenced and contributed to culture, arts, exploration, literature, philosophy, politics, architecture, music, mathematics, science and technology, business, cuisine, and sports, both historically and contemporarily.
Are you the powerful, alluring sorceress Circe? Or perhaps Otrera, the queen of the elite female Amazon warriors? Take this quiz to find out!
Think you know Greek Mythology? Test your mettle here!
A quirky little quiz for all the fans of Greek mythology
My review of the British Museum’s – Defining Beauty: The Body in Ancient Greek Art which explores daily life, gender, sexuality, athleticism, heroism, and the social and political ideologies the Greeks espoused through their views on the human form.
An Oxford academic has pieced together fragments of ancient epic poetry, revealing a new side to Ancient Greek culture in scenes of startling brutality, blasphemy, and even cannibalism.
I selected the treatises The Nature of Women, Diseases of Young Girls, and Diseases of Women, to examine how physicians would theoretically treat women with a wide variety of diseases. I