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Modern Wisdom from 5 Ancient Philosophers
It doesn't matter how old the lesson is in years, as long as it applies to modern life. Here are life lessons from 5 of the greatest philosophers who have ever lived.
The Greek God Family Tree
I'd meant this to be a complete family tree of the ancient Greek pantheon, but then I found out there are literally thousands of gods, demigods, protogods, sort
Ancient Roman Music - Synaulia I
Track "Synphoniaci" from Synaulia, Vol. 2 - Wind album. Synaulia is the other of the two main groups recreating Ancient Roman music, the other being Musica R...
Live Cam Trevi Fountain - Rome
Live images of the Trevi Fountain, a masterpiece by Bernini and Nicola Salvi
Nothing is ours, except time
Towards the end of his 69 years, Roman Stoic philosopher Lucius Annaeus Seneca wrote numerous insightful letters to his friend, Luciliu...
Women in Classical Greece
"In addition to childbearing, the weaving of fabric and managing the household were the principal responsibilities of a Greek woman. Young women, however, had some mobility in antiquity."
14 Words That Are Their Own Opposites
Here's an ambiguous sentence for you: "Because of the agency's oversight, the corporation's behavior was sanctioned." Does that mean, 'Because the agency oversaw the company's behavior, they impose...
Coloured alchemical emblems
Astrolabe - Magnificent Computer of the Ancients
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Ancient Greek Mythology Diseases, Health, Illness, Infections,...
Latin Phrase Translation - Latin Online Translation
By LatinPhraseTranslation.com (which works again, yay)
Sprachprofi - Free online Latin course (lessons in classical...
Everything a student of Latin needs: almost complete course (45 lessons), explanation of grammar and pronunciation, tests, dictionary, additional material for beginners and intermediate learners. Particularly suitable for home-schoolers.
Ancient Rome - Ancient History Blog
WOMEN AND THE LAW IN ANCIENT ISRAEL
More Than a Thousand Words
Curufea's Homepage [Curufea]
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The Greek Alphabet
Phonetically, Classic Greek would sound rather alien to contemporary Greeks, but don't ever say this to them! It is an issue that most Greeks, even educated ones, ignore. I suspect it is because the alphabet has stayed unchanged, so Greeks can re...
"The ending of the Iliad is an exercise of humanism at its best. It is an attempt to look at the human condition through the eyes of people you want to hate the most."
MythNET - Eight Brief Tales of Lovers - Page 1
A summary of two of eight Brief Tales of Lovers in Mythology. On this page are the stories of 'Pyramus and Thisbe' and 'Orpheus and Eurydice'.
Why Are There Different Names for the Same Country?
Reader Jonathan wrote in to ask, "Why do we call other countries by names that they do not use themselves? Where did these names come from and why do we use
1X - The beauty of Spring by Lazy Vlad
Mat (Russian profanity) - Wikipedia
(: ) is the term for strong in and some other communities. Use of mat is censored in the media and use of mat in public constitutes a form of , punishable under article 20.1.1 of the , although it is only enforced episodically, in particular due ...
Titans & Titanesses | Theoi Greek Mythology
The most important of the were the twelve Uranides (Cronus, Oceanus, Iapetus, Hyperion, Crius, Coeus, Rhea, Tethys, Theia, Phoebe, Themis and Mnemosyne) and the four Iapetionides (Atlas, Prometheus, Epimetheus and Menoetius). Of these only the eight...
Happle Tea » The Original and the Best
John Burnet, Early Greek Philosophy
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The Ajanta Caves - Ancient Temples Carved from Rock
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Thermopolium - Wikipedia
The Sacred Myths of Plato: The Republic
Pierre Grimes gives a discourse on the Myth of Er at the end of Plato's Republic. (Opening Segments)
Women in Greek Myths - Image Gallery
Textkit | Greek and Latin Learning Tools
Learn Ancient Greek or Latin at Texkit. Our all-free learning community gives you the encouragement and learning tools you need to succeed.
Latin Grammar based on Wheelock
Gladiator: The Real Story
Dragons & Serpents | Theoi Greek Mythology
1x.com - Snow Fighters by Svetoslav Cvetanov
1x is an online photo gallery and social network. What makes 1x different is that every photo displayed has been hand picked by a curator.
POEMS OF SAPPHO
In the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, a number of recent Arabic and Persian astronomical works were translated into Greek by scholars who traveled to Persia under the Ilkhanid Empire. One short and confused treatise, translated by Gregory Chio...
Literary Resources -- Classical and Biblical (Lynch)
Index of literary resources available on the Web, focusing on those of interest to scholars. Searchable and organized by period and topic.
POxy Oxyrhynchus Online
Ancient manuscript sheds new light on an enduring myth
Bringing Wisdom of Socrates to Modern Dialogue
Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2009/08/14/Karen_Armstrong_Charter_for_Compassion Author, scholar and journalist Karen Armstrong discusses the need to appl...
Tour Egypt :: Pharos Lighthouse of Alexandria
10 Types Of Prostitutes In History - Listverse
It's called the world's oldest profession, and for good reason. Prostitution has been around since the beginning of recorded history and it's had a lot of
Pollice verso - Wikipedia
A 19th Century Lithographer Transforms the Alphabet into...
Buried in the archives of the British Museum is this wonderful series of lithographs from illustrator Charles Joseph Hullmandel that transforms the English alphabet into sweeping landscapes. Hullmandel was one of the most important figures in the adv...