Tag: The Olympic Games: How they all Began

The Oracle of Delphi—Was She Really Stoned?

05/01 | According to Strabo and other sources, the Pythia who gave prophecies on behalf of Apollo was inspired by mysterious vapors. Is there evidence that intoxicating gases actually drifted through the   Read more…

Posted in Daily Life and Practice, The Ancient Near Eastern World.

What Does the Aegean World Have to Do with the Biblical World?

05/18 | What does the ancient Aegean world in the west have to do with the Biblical world in the east? Quite a lot, according to Aegean archaeology specialist Louise Hitchcock.   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Alexander in the East

04/22 | When the known world proved too small, Alexander the Great set his sights east. At its height, Alexander’s empire stretched east to India, north to the Danube River and south   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.


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