Tag: the oracle of delphi

Fragment of Homer’s Odyssey Unearthed at Olympia

07/16 | Archaeologists working at the Greek site of Olympia, home of the ancient Olympic Games, discovered a Roman-period clay tablet containing 13 lines of Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey.   Read more…

Posted in News, Daily Life and Practice.

The Athenian Acropolis

06/07 | Prior to its destruction by the Persians in 490 B.C.E. and again in 480–479 B.C.E., the Acropolis was a sacred precinct with a temple to Athens’s tutelary goddess, Athena. The   Read more…

Posted in The Ancient Near Eastern World.

Alexander in the East

03/01 | 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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