The use of the kidneys in secular and ritual practices according to ancient Greek and Byzantine texts Athanasios Diamandopoulos, Andreas Skarpelos, and Georgios…
The fascination European thought has had with the Roman Empire is the result of several salient characteristics particular to that empire. Rome was the only political entity to successfully found an empire that united all the elements of the Mediterranean world.
This dissertation is a history of the city of Corinth in Late Antiquity, an examination of urban life between the third and sixth centuries after Christ.
Until the last century of the Roman Republic it was an established principle that officials assigned provinces outside of Italy would not be accompanied there by their wives, whose duty was to remain behind to look after their husbands’ interests.
This investigation examines literary, archaeological, and epigraphical evidence in four historical periods in order to draw as accurate a picture as possible of women’s sport in ancient Greece.
The Greek philosopher and sophist Protagoras would surely not mind this reuse of one of his most famous statements. “Concerning the crisis of the third century, I have no means of knowing whether there was one or not, or of what sort of a crisis it may have been.