Sunday, October 2, 2022

Ancient History

Welcome to Ancient History! Here you will learn about the Ancient Classical History of the Greeks and Romans, as well as the Egyptians and other ancient civilizations that helped shape Western culture. From decisive battles to cultural and social revolutions, we’ll examine the most interesting and unique aspects of ancient times.

Classical Society: The Emergence of Culture

Classical societies have paved a path for mankind to advance past the Ancient period and is responsible for many of the ideals humans have...

How did Indian culture and the First Indian Civilizations Develop

Indian culture developed over thousands of years before Christ and was in fact the first most developed ancient civilisation in the world. The source of...

Prophets, Sages, and Saviors of the Sixth and Fifth Centuries BC

In a period of one hundred and twenty years there was a burst of philosophical and existential wisdom that profoundly affected humanity's soul. Across the...

Pepy I Meryre, King of Egypt: Survivor of a Queen’s Conspiracy and Named a...

Pepy is said by Flinders Petrie to have left more monuments, large and small, than any other ruler before the Middle Kingdom. He built...

Ancient Religion And The End Of The World: What The Ancients Thought About The...

Doomsday scenarios and prophesies of a pending apocalypse, said to be revealed in ancient texts, are often exaggerated and taken out of context. In recent...

How a Wonder of the Ancient World Inspired Modern Builders

Maussollos (377-353 BC) had such a memorable tomb that the word Mausoleum has since been used to describe any monument with a burial chamber. No...

The First Religions: From Nature Worship to Monotheism

It was logical that the first religions to arise in the world involved the worship of Nature. To prehistoric peoples Nature was a mighty,...

A Visit To Thessalia

To the south of Macedon are the green plains of horse breeding Thessaly. It was one of the first stopping places in the coming...

The Legendary and Enigmatic Magi

Skilled in alchemy, astrology, fortune telling and other esoteric practices, the Magi were the priestly caste of the Kingdom of the Medes. In Classical...

Philip V The Final Years

Philip spent the rest of his life rebuilding his kingdom and trying to avoid conflict with Rome. He brought large amounts of non Macedonians...