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Who was Rhea Silvia in Roman Mythology?
Rhea Silvia was the mother of Romulus and Remus.

Who Was Sejanus in Ancient Rome?
Lucius Aelius Seianus (Sejanus) lived from about 23 B.C. to October 18, 31 A.D. and was the most important figure in Rome under the Emperor Tiberius.

Origins of the Cornucopia in Greek Mythology
The cornucopia comes to the American Thanksgiving table from Greek mythology.

Nabopolassar Babylonian King
The Babylonian king Nabopolassar was the father of Nebuchadnezzar.

Eponymous Heroes of Athens
Each of the ten tribes of Athens was named for a hero. That is what is meant by an eponymous hero.

The Dorian Invasion into Greece
The Greeks believed in a Dorian Invasion of their homeland.

Tower of Babel Story in the Book of Genesis
The story of the Tower of Babel is used to explain the origin of the many languages of the world.

Naram-Sin - The King of the Akkad Dynasty
Naram-Sin was a king of Akkad. Ancient/Classical History.

What is the Definition and History of the Odyssey?
Odyssey is a term used for a difficult journey that comes from the Trojan War story of Odysseus.

Battle of Actium Antony and Cleopatra vs Augustus
Learn about the momentously important battle of Augustus vs Antony and Cleopatra.

What Is Transoxiana in Ancient Central Asia?
Transoxiana is an area of ancient Central Asia that is across (trans) the Oxus river.

Who Is Eros in Greek Mythology?
Eros is a Greek love god. Ancient/Classical History.

What Is Rome in Ancient History?
Rome is the capital city of Italy and in ancient times, of the Roman Empire.

Thetis - More than Achilles's Mom
Thetis is a nymph in Greek mythology and the mother of the Greek hero Achilles.

The Shang Dynasty in Ancient China
The Shang Dynasty in China is considered the first true dynasty.

What Is Pastoralism in Ancient History?
An introduction to pastoralism in the Old World.

Demosthenes Greek Orator Profile
Demosthenes was a famous Greek orator known for writing the Phillipics.

Freed Man and Free Born Differences in Ancient Rome
A look at the difference between the terms free born and freed man or woman in the context of ancient Rome.

Aeneas - The Last of the Trojans
Aeneas was a Trojan prince who founded a new homeland for his followers in Italy. His mythical descendants founded Rome.

What Is a Black Figure Painting?
Black Figure vases. Ancient Greek pottery decorated in the Black Figure style.

Articles on the Story of Moses
Articles on aspects of the story of Moses, including the burning bush.

Latin Words and Expressions in English
Latin words and expressions in English.

Detailed Look at the Diadochi
The Diadochi were followers of Alexander the Great who succeeded in gaining control of a portion of Alexander's empire after Alexander's death.

Who Were the Roman Gladiators?
Fighting in the arena for the entertainment of the population of the Roman Empire, gladiators were well-trained slaves, usually.

St. Helena Mother of the Roman Emperor Constantine
St. Helena was the influential mother of the Roman emperor Constantine the Great.

Declension of the Latin Indefinite Adjective Aliquis
The declension of the Latin indefinite adjective aliquis.

Agricola by Tacitus English Translation
An Oxford translation of the Agricola by Tacitus.

The Agricola of Tacitus Continued
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Diomedes - Leader in the Trojan War
Diomedes was one of the Greek heroes of the Trojan War.

Timeline of Events in the Life of Cicero
Timeline of events in the life of Cicero.

Tullus Hostilius - Third King of Rome
Tullus Hostilius - third king of Rome

12 Words From Psychology Based on Greek or Latin Roots
Learn the following terms, used in psychology today or in the past, that are all based on Greek or Latin roots.

Outline of Greek History From 500-300 BC
Here you'll find an outline of topics to know about Greek history from 500-300 B.C., along with relevant readings in the areas.

Wedding at Cana: The Site of Jesus' First Miracle
Archaeologists insist that their specialty can't

Quintus Sertorius Biography
Quintus Sertorius was a Roman, but also the leader of the Lusitanians against the Romans.

Quotes From the Cynics - English Translation
English translations of quotes from the Cynics.

Quotes Attributed to Epictetus
A list of Epictetus quotes. Quotations attributed to Epictetus.

Early Roman Lucius Junius Brutus
Lucius Junius Brutus was a politically important early Roman.

Major Types of Roman Priests of the Republic
Learn about the different types of Roman priests and a little we know about their priestly responsibilities.

Famous Ancient Romans - A to Z
Famous ancient Romans. Ancient/Classical History.

Flavius Josephus on How Herod the Great Became King
Herod the Great. In Antiquities of the Jews - Book XIV, the Jewish historian Flavius Josephus explains how Herod the Great came to be king of the Jews.

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Review of Seneca's Oedipus
Michael Rutenberg brings Seneca's version of the Sophoclean tragedy about the incestuous king to life for modern audiences.

Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes Plot Summary
Plot and episode summary of the

Odyssey Book IV - Summary of the Events
Information on the Fourth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Notes on Book IV
Notes on Book IV. Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Major Figures in the Fourth Book of the Odyssey
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Ancient Sparta - A Military State
Unlike Athens, ancient Sparta was run and organized primarily as a military state.

Spartan Youth Agoge Education System
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Aristotle on the inadequacy of the Spartan Constitution and System of Government
Aristotle on the inadequacy of the Spartan Constitution and System of Government. Page 3.

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Helen of Troy in the Iliad of Homer
This article analyses the portrayal of Helen of Troy in the Iliad of Homer, according to Hanna M. Roisman, and discusses her first appearance.

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Themistocles Leader of the Greeks During Persian Wars
Biography of the Athenian leader Themistocles who led the Greeks during the Persian War. Themistocles biography by Bingley.

Ancient/Classical History
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Summary of Caesar's Gallic Wars
In Book 7 of Caesar's Gallic Wars, the Gauls revolt against Caesar.

The Courtship of Freyr and Gerd
In Norse mythology, the story is told of the courting of Gerd by the god Freyr and his servant Skirnir.

Articles on The Fall of the Rome
The Fall of Rome and the End of the Roman Empire in the west. Articles on the effects of certain emperors and barbarians on the fall of the Rome.

Sappho and Alcaeus - Lyric Poetry Writers
Sappho and Alcaeus, contemporaries from Lesbos, wrote lyric poetry.

Aristides 5th Century Athenian Politician
Aristides was a 5th century Athenian politician

Legend of St. Patrick Patron Saint of Ireland
Patron Saint of Ireland St. Patrick and the Legends.

The Genitive Singular in the 5 Latin Declensions
The genitive singular is the form of Latin nouns that allows you to figure out which declension the noun comes from.

Roman Emperor Claudius Timeline
Emperor Claudius Timeline. Events in the life of Emperor Claudius of Rome.

Numa Pompilius Roman King Biography
Numa Pompilius was the second king of Rome.

Cities of Ancient Babylonia Under Hammurabi
Babylonian Cities - Cities of the Babylonian Empire in Ancient Mesopotamia under Hammurabi.

Origin of the Roman Satire Genre
Learn about the Latin literary genre of satire from its origins in other genres.

The Old Oligarch or Pseudo-Xenophon on Democracy
If bad legislation is the hallmark of a good democracy, as the following, puzzling treatise on the Athenian Constitution says, and good legislation shows the forced imposition of the will of the more intelligent, what hope can there be for democracy to endure?

Bulfinch's Mythology - Translations from Metamorphoses
The tales of the Greek mythology written by Thomas Bulfinch, which is known as Bulfinch's Mythology.

"The Lightning Thief" References to Greek Mythology


"The Lightning Thief" References to Greek Mythology
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Additional Mythological References in the sequel volumes of the "Percy Jackson and the Olympians" series.
Additional Mythological References in the sequel volumes of the

Who Is the Julian Calendar Named After?
Julius Caesar reformed the calendar of the Romans, creating what is known as the Julian Calendar.

What Is the Correct Latin For "Deus Lo Volt"?
What language is deus lo volt and what is the correct Latin form?

What is the Translation of 'I say' in Latin?
How you might translate the English

What Is Gaul in Ancient History?
Information on the Celt-inhabited area the Romans knew as Gallia that we translate as Gaul.

What Is the Achilles Heel Myth?
What is the meaning of the expression

What Are the Latin Names For the Constellations?
What are the Latin names for the constellations? Here is a list of the 48 from Ptolemy with their English, Latin, and abbreviated forms.

What Was the Greek Empire?
Answer to the question, what was the Greek Empire?

What You Need to Know About the Wives of Pompey
Pompey the Great had five wives. These are their names and the conditions of the marriages and divorces.

Is Latin an Easy Language to Learn?
Is Latin easy? Some people choose which language to study based on whether or not it is easy, usually as compared with other languages. Here is my opinion on the question of whether or not you should call Latin an easy language to learn.

When to Use Latin Abbreviations i.e. or e.g.
When do you use the common abbreviations i.e., and when do you use e.g., and what do they mean?

Unmasking the Queen of Sheba?
The Queen of Sheba wasn't the only independent woman of the ancient Near East! Learn about the rebellious warrior queens of the Arabs who perhaps inspired Sheba.

The Most Famous Arsonist in Ancient Greece Wanted to Be a Star
In the absence of reality TV in antiquity, the most famous ancient Greek arsonist to ever burn it up set out to make himself a superstar with his fiery

4 Ways Antonin Scalia Related to the Ancient World
What did Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia have to do with ancient history? Well, his opinions were often backwards, but he also looked back - to the classical world, that is!

How Did the Month of March Get Its Name?
Sure, Mars played a big role in how March got its name, but there's so much more to this tale of calendar fun than you could have ever imagined. We go way back to the city's very religious foundations and tales of Romulus to discover the story of this month!

Aesop's Fable of the Lion and the Three Bulls
Aesop's fable of the Lion and the Three Bulls, with Meaning and History of the story.

Aesop's Fable of the Two Crabs, The Crab and His Mother
Aesop's Fable of the Two Crabs is discussed, with the varied interpretations of the story and the moral it implies.

Aesop's Fable of the Bundle of Sticks: Unity Is Strength
Aesop's Fable of the Bundle of Sticks: A Slave's Contribution to Thousands of Years of Political Theory

The Weird Reason Why the Ancient Romans Loved Takeout
The ancient Romans loved to eat out, but why did they grab 'n go, where did they shop, and what did they eat?

Savor the Flavors of Antiquity
From fishy ketchup to Mesopotamian mint sauce, here are the origins of delicious sauces from across the ancient world.

Interview with Robert Harris, Author of the Cicero Trilogy
Bestselling author Robert Harris chats with About.com about his new book, Dictator, how Cicero would deal with social media, and the future of classics.

A Game of Thongs
What did the ancients wear underneath their robes? We uncover the sexy secrets of long-lost lingerie.

Pharaoh Amenhotep III and Queen Tiye
Amenhotep III was the greatest pharaoh to rule Egypt. With his incredibly powerful wife, Tiye, by his side, he adorned the Two Lands in gilded glory, but also created the problem child that was Akhenaten.

An Interview with World-Renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass
World-renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass talks exclusively to About.com about Nefertiti being buried in King Tut's tomb and the future of Egyptian archaeology.

Author Stephanie Thornton Discusses the Loves of Alexander the Great
Stephanie Thornton discusses her new novel, The Conqueror's Wife, about the life and loves of Alexander the Great.

All Hail the Queen
There was only one mythical queen in Sumer. Who was the fabulous Kubaba, and why did later sources malign her?

Bet Your Bottom Dollar
What did the Romans use to clean themselves up after using the latrine? All the stinky stuff you can handle is right here.

A King By Any Other Name
The ancients called their rulers all sorts of things!. Here are some regal monikers that reveal much about cultural concepts of kingship.

3 Shocking Celebrity Splits from Antiquity
Here are three scandalous separations and splits of high-profile couples in antiquity.

You'll Never Believe How One Roman Emperor Improved a Piss-Poor Treasury
The Roman emperor Vespasian was the original Wolf of Wall Street (or the Via Appia), who made sure to keep money liquid.

The Murderous Cult of Roman Diana and Her Sword-Wielding Priests
Who knew that an Italian priest of the goddess Diana was a runaway slave who killed his predecessor? Also, anthropologists really loved this idea.

5 People Cicero Defended - or Dominated - in Court
Marcus Tullius Cicero was an attorney extraordinaire. Here are five individuals he defended in court - or positively dominated!

Hercules's Buttocks, Monkeys, and Ancient Comedy
Meet Hercules Hairy-Butt, either a vengeful hero-turned-slave or a comic genius.

Review of Dictator by Robert Harris
Robert Harris's Dictator is one of the best books of historical fiction you'll read abut Cicero - period.

A Goddess and Her Geese
Did you know that the Roman goddess Juno's pet geese once saved the Eternal City from destruction?

The Roman Tomb of Eurysaces the Baker
One of ancient Rome's most epic tombs belonged to Eurysaces the baker, who spent tons on his forever home.

The Phlyax Play: Laughing With - Or At - Heroes and Gods?
Check out the phlyax play, an ancient Greco-Italian farce that was positively ridiculous!

The Akitu Festival: Ringing in the Babylonian New Year
The ancient Babylonians celebrated the New Year by slapping their kings and hanging out with cult statues.

Thoth
Thoth is the name of an Egyptian god of knowledge, secrets, magic, and writing. Thoth is also a messenger god and psychopomp.

Mjolnir - Thor's Hammer
Mjolnir is the hammer of Thor in Norse mythology.It is depicted as one of the most fearsome and powerful weapons in mythology.

Stasimon - Greek Tragedy Terminology
Stasimon, in Greek tragedies, is a stationary song sung by the chorus after it has taken up its station in the orchestra.

Jason - The Argonaut Leader Jason
Jason of Iolcus was a Greek mythological hero who is known for his role as the main leader of the Argonauts in their quest for the Golden Fleece.

Horatius Cocles
Horatius Cocles was an army officer in the ancient Roman Republic who famously defended the Pons Sublicius from the invading army of Lars Porsena.

Moira - Goddess of Fate
In Greek mythology, the Moirai were three sister deities that together were the goddess of fate. The Three Moirai are Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos.

Requiescat in pace (R.I.P.) - Definition of R.I.P.
Requiescat in pace is a Latin blessing meaning “may he begin to rest in peace

Nippur
Nippur was an ancient Sumerian city located in what is now southeastern Iraq. It was the special location of worship for the Sumerian god Enlil.

Opet - Ancient Egyptian Opet Festival
The Opet Festival, also known as the Beautiful Feast of Opet, or the Festival of Opet, was a festival that took place in Thebes in Ancient Egypt.

Peking Man - Information on Peking Man
The Peking Man, also known as Homo erectus, is a group of fossil specimens that was discovered in the 1920’s during excavations in Zhoukoudian,

Sophism
Sophism was a philosophy and a method of teaching that began around the fifth century BC. Individuals who taught sophism were known as sophists.

Philip II of Macedon
King Phillip II of Macedon reined as King of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until he was assassinated in 336 BC.

Insula - The Roman Insula
An insula is a type of apartment building in Roman architecture. Insulas were used to house the majority of the urban population of the ancient Rome.

The Roman Forum
The Roman Forum is a large, rectangular plaza located in the center of the city of Rome, Italy. It was a central meeting place in ancient Rome.

Dharma - What Is Dharma
Dharma is a Sanskrit word and a concept of importance with different meanings in the Indian religions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Jainism.

Asia Minor - Information on Asia Minor
Asia Minor is the westernmost section of the content of Asia. It is the largest section of modern-day Turkey, making up most the Republic of Turkey.

Orpheus - Who Was Orpheus
In Greek mythology, Orpheus is a renowned musician whose talent was so great he was given the opportunity to rescue his wife, Eurydice, from the dead.

Oracle Bones From Ancient China
Oracle bones are ancient pieces of shell or bone which were used for divination in ancient China.

Troy - Definition of Troy
Troy was a city that is thought to have been located on the mound of Hissarlik on the Aegean coast of what would be present day Turkey.

Shame Culture
Shame culture is a type of society in which control over the general masses is gained, and social order is maintained by the inculcation of shame.

King Leonidas of Sparta and the Battle at Thermopylae
Leonidas was a 5th century B.C. military king of the Greek city-state of Sparta.

What Is the Ides of March?
The Ides of March is a day on the traditional Roman calendar that corresponds to the date of March 15 on our current calendar.

5 Top Chefs in the Ancient World
Here are 5 of the most famous chefs from ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt.

Achilles Short Biography - Troy's Greek Hero
Achilles is the quintessentially heroic subject of Homer's Iliad. He was the greatest and fastest hero on the Greek side during the Trojan War.

Archaeology of Video Games
Intrepid archaeologist Andrew Reinhard has pioneered archaeogaming, the study of archaeology and video games combined!

Review of The Conqueror's Wife by Stephanie Thornton
Stephanie Thornton dives into the world of Alexander the Great in her new novel, The Conqueror's Wife.

Cato the Elder (aka M. Porcius Cato or Cato the Censor)
Cato the Elder was the man who said Carthage must be destroyed. M. Porcius Cato (Cato the Elder or Cato the Censor) was a 2nd Century B.C. Roman politician, general, and writer noted for his austere way of life and rigid principles

Who Were the Magi?
Who were the Magi, and why did they worship baby Jesus? Were they priests, astrologers, or wicked magicians? About.com solves an ancient dilemma.

Profile of the Greek God Zeus
The Greek god Zeus was the top Olympian god in the Greek pantheon. Zeus is father of gods and men. He controls lightning and thunder.

4 Ancient Beards to Inspire Your #Movember Styles
Need some #Movember/No-Shave November beard-spiration? Take a cue from the past and sculpt your stubble after some of the greatest ancient beards.

Latin Irregular Verbs
Latin, irregular verbs, irregulars, compounds

Mary Beard Reinvents the Classics in SPQR
In an exclusive interview with About.com, classicist Mary Beard chats about her new book, Rome as a nation of immigrants, and ancient self-reflection.

Valentine's Day - Origins and History
Valentine's Day Origins and other February holidays.

Major Figures in the Tenth Book of the Odyssey
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Odyssey Book X - Summary of the Events
Information on the Tenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus meets the cannibal Laistrygonians, loses most of his men, and finds half the rest of them turned into swine by the sorceress Circe.

Notes on Book X
Notes on Book X. Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

The Odyssey Book IX Study Guide and Summary
Information on the Ninth Book of the Odyssey of Homer.

Major Figures in the Ninth Book of the Odyssey
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Notes on Book IX
Notes on Book IX. Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Coriolanus is banished
After Coriolanus was banished be plotted against Rome with Rome's enemy the Volscians. Page 2.

Coriolanus Biography - Roman Military Leader
Coriolanus was one of the famous Romans whose biography was written by Plutarch. More famous than Plutarch's biography is Shakepeare's Coriolanus, a Roman military leader who suffered perhaps unfairly at the hands of his fellow Romans.

Coriolanus' Mother Appeals To Coriolanus
The women of Rome, including the mother of Coriolanus, successfully appeal to Coriolanus. Page 3.

Cicero Biography - Roman Intellectual and Politician
A biography of Cicero. Ancient / Classical History.

Cicero Continues His Political Career
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Cicero Against Catiline and Clodius
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Cicero Defends Milo for Killing Clodius
Ancient/Classical History. Page 4.

Cicero as Governor
Ancient/Classical History. Page 5.

Cloacina, the Roman Goddess of the Sewers
The ancient Romans had gods for everything - and that includes their epic sewer system. Meet Cloacina, lady of the latrines!

Which Nation First Adopted Christianity?
Armenia was the first country to adopt Christianity, but the claim of Ethiopia is also a compelling one.

The Book of Ruth, a Story from the Bible
The Book of Ruth, a Story from the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament / Torah about Loyalty and Family

What Was Life Like in an Ancient Roman Apartment?
What was life like in an ancient Roman apartment building? Crammed and smelly. Sound familiar, modern city-dwellers?

Spartacus the Gladiator and the Roman Slave Revolt
Learn about the slave revolt led by the Roman gladiator Spartacus.

3 Ancient Greek Writers Who Would Dominate NaNoWriMo
Here are three ancient Greek writers who'd add some spice to this November's NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month).

The Greek God Apollo: Sun God, God of Music, Prophecy
Learn about Apollo, a very popular Greek and Roman god, his passions, gifts to mankind, and association with the sun. Also learn about Apollo's application in modern culture.

Love Apples - Magic, Love, and Apples
Love Apples. Picking up an apple or quince seed could produce erotic desire or mean acceptance of a proposed sexual liaison.

Who Was Hercules?
Hercules is such a popular figure from Greek mythology that you have undoubtedly heard of him or seen him in movies or on the television. If you want to know the basic facts and events of his life, here is the basic information the media uses to portray the demigod.

Napata, the Gem of Ancient Nubia
There's more to ancient Africa than just Egypt! Head south to Napata, a Nubian site with pyramids, sacred temples, and burials galore.

Greek Goddess Athena, Minerva, Goddess of Wisdom
Athena was the Greek goddess of wisdom also known as Pallas Athena. In ancient Rome, Athena was known as the Roman goddess Minerva.

How Did King Tutankhamun Die?
How did King Tutankhamun die? Was he brutally murdered, or did incest play a part? Did a chariot ride go awry?

The Origins of the Roman Festival Lupercalia
Origins and speculation about the Roman festival of Lupercalia

She-Wolves, Lupercalia, and Prostitutes
She-Wolves, Lupercalia, and Prostitutes. Page 2.

Luperci - The Role of the Luperci
About the role of the Luperci. Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

The God of the Lupercalia and Conclusion
Conclusion to the four pages about the history of the Lupercalia the connection of the Roman festival and Valentine's Day. Page 4.

Greek Goddess Demeter and the Abduction of Persephone
Demeter, betrayed by her brothers Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon, loses her daughter Persephone. While Demeter goddess of grain mourns the loss of Persephone, she makes sure all mankind suffers with her.

Demeter and Persephone Reunited
How Persephone came to divide her time between the Underworld and the Land of Light. Page 3.

Demeter Wants her Daughter Back
Demeter wants her daughter Persephone back and when Demeter can't find her, she vents her wrath on mortals, tries to make one mortal immortal, and institutes religious rites to honor her. Page 2.

Biographies and Biographers in the Ancient World
Ancient Biography - Cornelius Nepos - Plutarch - Tacitus - Suetonius

Ancient/Classical History
Ancient Biography. Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Ancient Biography
Ancient Biography. Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Biographies and Biographers in the Ancient World
ancient biography. Ancient/Classical History. Page 4.

Aesop's Fables: Public Domain Translations
The Contents of Aesop's Fables. Ancient/Classical History.

What Happens in the Thirteenth Book of Homer's Odyssey?
Information on the Thirteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus lands on Ithaca.

Major Figures in the Thirteenth Book of the Odyssey
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Notes on Book XIII
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

These Gods of the Harvest are Reigning Over Autumn
Falling for all things fall-related? The ancients knew that their gods of the harvest loved them some autumn.

Rome After the Kings - Patrician & Plebeian in Conflict
The 12 Tablets became law following the expulsion of the last king of Rome, Tarquin the Proud.

Secession of the Plebs - About the Secession of the Plebs
In the struggle of the orders, the plebeians agitated for the formation of a written code of laws that came to be known as the twelve tablets and was created by two sets of men known as Decemviri. Page 2.

12 Tablets - Contents of the 12 tablets
Some of the laws on the 12 tablets. Page 3.

Ancient Saudi Arabia
Early Arabs living in what is now Saudi Arabi traded with Egypt and the Persian Gulf.

Ancient Saudi Arabian Trade in Ideas
Saudi Arabian trade in ideas. Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Summary of Iliad Book XVI: the Death of Patroclus
In the 16th book of Homer's Iliad, Zeus seems destined to fulfill his promise to Achilles' mother, Thetis, to give glory to Achilles.

Major Figures in the Sixteenth Book of the Iliad
Major Figures in the Sixteenth Book of the Iliad. Page 2.

Major Characters in the Sixteenth Book of the Iliad
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

Odyssey Book XIV - Summary of the Events in Odyssey Book XIV
Information on the Fourteenth Book of the Odyssey of Homer. This is the book in which Odysseus lands on Ithaca.

Major Figures in the Fourteenth Book of the Odyssey
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Notes on Book XIV
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

The Bronze Age or Bronze Race
Hesiod in Works and Days wrote about a Bronze Age or Bronze Race of man under the rule of Zeus. Page 3.

Five Ages of Man in Greek Mythology
Among the creation myths of the Ancient Greeks is the story by Hesiod in his Works and Days about the five ages of man beginning with the Golden Age.

The Silver Age
Hesiod in Works and Days wrote about a Silver Age or Silver Race of man under the rule of Zeus. Page 2.

The Heroic Age of Man or Heroic Race
Hesiod in Works and Days wrote about a Heroic Age or Heroic Race of man under the rule of Zeus. Page 4.

The Iron Age of Man or Iron Race
Hesiod in Works and Days wrote about an Iron Age or Iron Race of man under the rule of Zeus. Page 5.

3 Halloween Costumes Inspired by Mythological Monsters
Having trouble deciding what to be for Halloween? Take a cue from antiquity and choose a costume fashioned after a mythological creature.

Biography of the Roman Emperor Hadrian
Hadrian was the Roman emperor responsible for the wall across Britain named for him.

Nefertiti: Egypt's Sun Queen Book Review
Review - 'Nefertiti : Egypt's Sun Queen,' by Joyce Tyldesley

The Greek God Poseidon, Lord of the Sea, Neptune
Poseidon is a Greek god of the sea.

Hades: Greek God of the Underworld, Lord of the Dead, Pluto
Hades is the Greek god of the Underworld.

The Iliad Book One by Homer - Summary
Information on the first book of the Iliad of Homer.

Major Figures in the First Book of the Iliad
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Explanations of Greek Culture in Book I of the Iliad
Cultural Notes on Book I. Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

The Visigoths and the Sack of Rome
King Alaric I, ruler of the Visigoths, sacked Rome on August 24, A.D. 410. Find out what led to Alaric's sack of Rome.

Ancient/Classical History
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Alaric Sacks Rome - The Fall of Rome Was Actually August 24, 410 When Alaric Sacked Rome
Ancient/Classical History. Page 3.

War Gods and Goddesses - A List
A list of war gods and goddesses from the mythology of the world.

The Greek Myth of Pandora's Box, or Jar
A brief version of the story of Pandora's Box

Chronology of Ancient Mesopotamian Kings of Sumeria
Ur - Akkad - Lagash - Isin - Larsa Timeline - Ancient Mesopotamian Dynasty Timeline - Kings of Ur - Akkad - Lagash - Isin - Larsa

Statue of the Nurse Sitsnefru
A nurse is honored after death, as featured in

Standing Hippopotami
Hippos are everywhere in Egypt, as featured in

Relief of an Elite Woman of the Provinces
A provincial beauty parties it up in a tomb, as featured in

Pectoral with Birds Flanking an Ukh Symbol
An amulet gets its shines on, as featured in

Jewelry of Princess Sithathoryunet
A princess stays decked out for rituals, as featured in

Game of Hounds and Jackals
The Egyptians loved to play (board) games, as featured in

Fish Pendant
Fertility matters can get quite fishy, as featured in

Coffin of Nakhtkhnum
An important official sleeps soundly in a fancy tomb, as featured in

Colossal Statue of a Pharaoh
A pharaoh looms boldly, as featured in

Apotropaic Wand Fragment
A magic wand wards off bad influences, as featured in

10 Must-See Objects from #MiddleKingdomEgypt
Here are ten of the most fascinating pieces in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new exhibit on Middle Kingdom Egypt!

Twelve Tribes of Israel
What are the 12 tribes of Israel?

Uncovering the Middle Kingdom at the Met!
Get a sneak preview into the new Middle Kingdom Egypt exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, opening October 12, 2015!

Review of Cleopatra's Shadows by Emily Holleman
Debut novelist Emily Holleman brings to life Cleopatra's two little-known sisters, Berenice and Arsinoe, in her new book, Cleopatra's Shadows (October 2016, Little, Brown).

The Man-Bun: Not Just a Modern Phenomenon
The man-bun is a modern phenomenon, but it's nothing new. In the ancient world, it signified warriors and kings, not hipsters!

Archaic Greek Statues and Their Smirky Smiles
Why do archaic Greek statues of young people have slight smirks on their faces? Was ancient Greece really the happiest place on Earth?

The Greek Gods' Animalistic Exodus to Egypt
Why did the Olympian gods turn themselves into Egypt and flee into Egypt? There's a lot more than mere myth at stake here...

Mummy Definition and Examples in Ancient Egypt
The term mummy is particularly associated with ancient Egypt and modern, generally B-rated horror films.

Medjay: Great Soldiers of Nubia and Ancient Egypt
The Medjay, originally Nubian mercenaries, became elite military forces in ancient Egypt and kicked off the first police force in the Two Lands!

Maritime Adventures of Three Mythological Men of the Sea
This World Maritime Day, celebrate the sea with three of the greatest mythological men to ever hit the ocean.

Introduction to Babylonia and the Law Code of Hammurabi
Babylonia was an ancient empire renowned for its law code. An Introduction to Babylonia and the law code of Hammurabi.

Sacred Prostitution: True or False?
Sex and religion make for uneasy bedmates. Did ancient Near Eastern women really serve as

Recommended Bible Translations for Historical Study
Biblical history students will find guidance for recommended Bible translations for their study.

187 Aristotle Quotes on Living Well
A list of Aristotle quotes. Quotations attributed to Aristotle.

187 Aristotle Quotes on Practical Ethics
Ancient/Classical History. Page 2.

Alexander the Great - Biographies of Alexander the Great
Top books by modern writers for a quick look at Alexander the Great, the youthful Macedonian conqueror about whom we have only limited contemporary records.

Fall of Rome - 21st Century Books on the Fall of Rome
Books by modern writers on the Fall of Rome.

Legendary Greek Heroes - Books for Children on Legendary Greek Heroes
These are books for children, by modern writers and illustrators, retelling the ancient tales of the legendary heroes from Greek mythology. Such mythological heroes include Odysseus, Hercules, and Theseus. Authors include the D'Aulaires and Jane Yolen.

The Night Attila Died - Solving the Murder
The Night Attila Died - Solving the Murder of Attila the Hun is Michael A. Babcock's solution to the mystery of the death of Attila the Hun.

Recommended Reading for Those Studying Greek Mythology
These are my recommendations on mythology books for people interested in learning about mythology.

Thermopylae - Books About the Battle of Thermopylae
The Battle of Thermopylae is a complicated series of encounters between the Greeks and Persian army best understood with the guidance of an excellent ancient or military historian, like the authors of these books.

Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Greek Scientists
Read about the important inventions attributed to early Greek scientists. This list is in chronological order.

Inventions and Discoveries of Ancient Greek Scientists
Read about the important inventions attributed to early Greek scientists. This list is in chronological order.

The Myth of the Founding of Rome - An Overview
Read about the myths and legends about the founding of Rome, the possible answers to the questions of who founded it and when Rome was founded.

Ancient Greek and Roman Names Information
Information on ancient Greek and Roman names.

Plato's Allegory of the Cave From the Republic
English translation, by Jowett, of the Allegory of the Cave, from Plato's Republic.

The Forum Romanum or Roman Forum in Ancient Rome
Read the basics about the Roman forum or Forum Romanum, by the Capitoline Hill, the center of life in ancient Rome.

Periokoi: The Free Men of Sparta
The perioikoi lived among the ancient Spartans. The perioikoi were residents of Sparta without full citizenship but free unlike the helots.

Peloponnesian War Books
If you're reading about the Peloponnesian War as described by Thucydides, these works will provide some background information and interpretation of events.

Attila the Hun - Books on Attila the Hun
These books provide a picture of Attila the Hun, the

Balder's Death, Loki's Punishment and the Coming of Ragnarok
Balder's Death, Loki's Punishment and the Coming of Ragnarok. Page 2.

The Forgotten Siblings of Famous Greco-Romans
Even in the ancient world, famous people's little siblings managed to achieve some fame in their own right. Here are the siblings of three famous individuals from Greco-Roman antiquity.

"Proto-Shiva," Lord of the Indus Valley?
Does an ancient Indus Valley seal show a really early version of Shiva? Or is this another example of early archaeologists ignoring evidence in favor of their own suppositions?

5 Creative and Classics-Themed Twitter Accounts
Get classical on Twitter with Roman generals, bro-tastic philosophers, and the Fathers of History.

The Most Infamous Courtesan in Ancient Greece
As an ancient nude model and every guy's go-to lover in Athens, Phryne the courtesan wielded great influence and was a generally awesome lady.

Palmyra's Treasured Temple - Destroyed!
We examine the archaeological treasure trove that was the Temple of Baalshamin, recently destroyed by ISIL.

Where Did the Golden Fleece Come From?
How did the Golden Fleece get its color? And how did it help save an innocent boy from slaughter?

3 Things You Never Knew About Ancient Pompeii
Here are three secrets of ancient Pompeii that help make it one of the most fascinating places from the ancient world.

Darius the Great: Emperor or Usurper?
From political marriages among sisters to chucking a faux king off his throne, Darius I - a.k.a.

Genii Cucullati: Hooded Spirits of Fertility
They may look like lawn gnomes in cloaks, but the genii culcullati were actually protectors of fertility - and phalloi!

Goddesses and Sexual Assault in Greek Myth
Sexual violence in ancient Greek myth, and how it affected even the highest goddesses on Mount Olympus.

List of Sun Gods From Ancient Religions
A list of the sun gods from various ancient religions.

The Roman Republic and Its Government
The Roman Republic was a form of government that mixed democracy with aristocracy and monarchy.

The 8th Labor of Hercules and Diomedes' Carnivorous Horses
The 8h Labor of Hercules, a two-part drama where Hercules is tricked, has a pang of conscience, and beats an evil prince and his carnivorous horses.

5 Amazing Pets from the Ancient World
Just like their descendants today, the ancients had pet pals! Here are five of the greatest animal companions from antiquity.

5 Summer Beach Reads Set in the Ancient World
Looking to dive into the ancient world this summer? Here are five great reads that will transport you from the beach to Babylon!

Enuma Elish: The Oldest Written Creation Myth
The Enuma Elish is an ancient Babylonian creation myth considered to be the oldest written creation story. Learn about its origin, significance, and story.

Explore the Geography of Ancient Italy and Rome
Referencing a map of ancient Italy, the geography of Rome is explained by region along with the major cities of historical significance.

Pigs: Ancient Weapons of Biological Warfare?
Meet the war pigs! Porkers were some of the most effective tools of ancient warfare.

The Geography of Iran: From Location to Climate
Iran is the second-largest country in the Middle East in terms of land size. Due to its size, Iran covers several types of terrains and climates.

How to Translate Latin’s Ablative Case Into English
Translating Latin’s Ablative Case into English can be confusing. These tips show the best way to translate a given Latin ablative.

Nero - Suetonius The Life of Nero
English translation of the biography of Nero by Suetonius - The Life of Nero.

Iliad, by Homer, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Iliad

What Are the Names of the Seven Gates of Thebes?
Ancient History Forum questions and answers on the seven gates of Thebes

Livy Roman History
Livy - Ab Urbe Condita. Book I of Livy's history of Rome.

Which Roman Are You?
Take this quiz to see which type of Roman you would have been.

Ancient Greek Eroticism - Introduction
What we think we know about ancient Greek eroticism changes as more literary and artistic evidence is found and analyzed and as contemporary scholarship puts a new spin on old data.

Esther Friesner Reinvents Ancient Princesses!
Award-winning Esther Friesner gives About.com an exclusive scoop on her YA series, Princesses of Myth.

Hecate
Hecate was an underworld goddess in Greek mythology.

Who Were the Ancient Chaldeans?
Learn about this early Semitic civilization and its part in Babylonian history.

http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/blptolemies.htm


Fast Facts About Ancient Ephesus
Ephesus was one of the most important cities in the ancient world.

How Empress Agrippina the Younger Scandalized Rome
This biography of Julia Agrippina, sister of Caligula, explains why her son, Nero, killed her as well as her plots to kill others.

How St. Jerome Translated the Bible for the Masses
A biography of St. Jerome, the scholar and theologian credited with translating the Bible into language the public could understand.

Babylonian Mathematics and the Base 60 System
Babylonian mathematics relied on a base 60, or sexagesimal numeric system, that proved so effective it continues to be used 4,000 years later.

Maia, Greek Nymph and Mother of Hermes
The Greek nymph Maia was the mother of the god Hermes - but she was so much more!

Cornucopia - About the Horn of Plenty or Cornucopia
What's in a cornucopia? Plenty! Ancient/Classical History.

The Furies, a.k.a. Erinyes
Who are the Furies in Greek myth? Don't get on their bad side.

Varinia - Wife of Spartacus?
Was Varinia the wife of Spartacus the gladiator?

Steppes (or Steppe)
The Steppes are an area of Central Asia that played a triggering role in the history of major empires.

What Is the Great Sphinx? - Brief Overview
What Is the Great Sphinx? Ancient / Classical History.

What Is the Classical Origin of the Aurora Borealis?
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights take its name from two classical deities.

The Ancient Medical Texts of the Hippocratic Corpus
The Hippocratic Corpus is a collection of about seventy ancient Greek medical texts named for Hippocrates, who may not have authored a single one.

Latin Verbs: Sequence of Tenses in Indirect Discourse
Latin Verbs Lesson: Sequence of tenses for indirect discourse in Latin.

Learn the Endings of Fifth Declension Latin Nouns
The declensions of Latin nouns delineate the gender, case, and number of the word. Learn the endings for the Latin nouns of the fifth declension.

An Overview of the Ancient Languages of India and Pakistan
It is not as simple as what language was spoken in ancient India and Pakistan. Ancient languages evolve, form families, and branches that must be dissected.

The Ancient Roman Religious Festival of Bacchanalia?
Bacchanalia was a religious festival for Bacchus, the Roman god of wine. Today, the connotations of a good time remain—its darker side forgotten.

Brief Bio of the Jewish Historian Flavius Josephus
A short biography of Flavius Josephus, a Jewish historian in the Roman Empire.

Who was the Roman Poet Horace?
A short biography of the Roman poet Horace, or Quintus Horatius Flaccus.

Cimon - Athenian General of the 5th Century B.C.
Cimon - Athenian General of the 5th Century B.C.

Lucius Licinius Lucullus Ponticus
Lucius Licinius Lucullus Ponticus was a Roman general of the 1st century B.C. Page 2.

Flamen (Flamines)
Read about the Roman priest known as a flamen (plural: flamines).

Standard Roman Male Sexuality
Standard Roman Male Sexuality. Standard Roman sexuality may well have involved what we look upon as homosexuality, but which may not have been so considered by the Romans themselves.

Slave Revolts in Ancient Italy (One Led by Spartacus)
There were three major slave revolts in Italy between 140 and 70 B.C. - two in Sicily, one led by Spartacus. These uprisings are called the Servile Wars.

Sparta - A Military City-State
Sparta a military city-state. Spartans and Messenians and the Messenian War.

Sparta - Training Boys to Become Soldiers - Place of Helots
Resources on how Sparta trained its boys to become soldiers for Sparta. Page 2.

Curia - The House of the Roman Senate
The curia was an institution and a building that started during the time of kings. In the Republic it was where the senate usually met. Tied in with Roman religion, the curia couldn't be located just anywhere. Learn about its attributes and functions.

A Roman Timeline Based on the Early History of Rome
A Roman timeline, based on the early part of Robert F. Pennell's chronology of Ancient Rome to A.D. 476.

Slave Categories Cato
Categories of slaves from Cato de agricultura. Page 2.

The Month of May in Ancient Rome
The Month of May in Ancient Rome. Ancient Roman May.

Belisarius - Byzantine Military Leader
Belisarius was a military leader under the Byzantine Emperor Justinian.

The Roman Festival of Floralia
The Floralia was a festival in honor of the Roman goddess Flora which was later celebrated as the Ludi Florales.

Roman Divorce - Could Women Divorce in Ancient Rome?
Women and Divorce in Ancient Rome. Women and the Law in the Roman Empire: A Sourcebook on Marriage, Divorce and Widowhood by Judith Evans Grubbs.

Roman Emperor Septimius Severus
Septimius Severus, the first of the soldier emperors rose improbably from the ranks of soldiers to become a reformer of the military, but at a high cost to the Roman budget

Persian Empire Longevity (How It Lasted So Long)
The Longevity of the Persian Empire. The Persian Empire started by Darius lasted about two centuries.

Detailed Overview of the Third Punic War
An overview of the Third Punic War, the one famous for the saying Carthago delenda est.

Who is Polyphemus - The Cyclops?
The one-eyed giant of Greek mythology, Polyphemus famously imprisoned the adventurer Odysseus.

Everything You Need to Know About Colossus of Rhodes
One of the 7 wonders of the ancient world was the Colossus of Rhodes, a giant statue in the harbor of Rhodes.

In-Depth Look at The Yellow River of China
An in-depth look at The Yellow River, China’s second longest river and the cradle of Chinese civilization.

Children of Isis
Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt, had four kids. Were their fates as grim as their mother's?

Hesiod - Greek Epic Poet
Short biography of the second, great Greek epic poet, Hesiod.

The Story of Romulus - Mythological Founder of Rome
Romulus was the first of the seven Roman kings and the founder of the city of Rome.

Euripides - A Writer of Greek Tragedy
Euripides, a Greek writer of tragedy, introduced drama about love to Old Comedy. Third of the great Greek tragedians, Euripides was born c. 484 B.C. and died 406 B.C., possibly in Macedonia, although that may have been one of the many fanciful legends created about this controversial playwright.

More You Should Know About Hercules
Hercules is renowned for his feats at birth and his 12 Labors, but Hercules did much more in his life. Here are more of Hercules' feats and deeds you should know.

Who Was the Greek Historian Herodotus?
The Greek historian Herodotus is known as the father of history.

What is Myth Part I: Myth vs. Science and Religion
Just like science and religion, myth explains the world and its creation.

Myth vs. Science and Religion
Is myth really any closer to religion than science? Page 2.

Germany by Tacitus - English Translation and Introduction to Tacitus' Agricola
An Oxford translation in the Public Domain of the Germany or Germania, by Tacitus.

http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_bullfinch_29.WDrf.htm


http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_bullfinch_27.WDra.htm


Bulfinch Chapter 26 - ENDYMION--ORION--AURORA AND TITHONUS--ACIS AND GALATEA


http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_bullfinch_25.WDri.htm


Bulfinch on Achelous and Hercules as the River God Told It to Theseus


Hellenica - Xenophon Hellenica 1


Xenophon Hellenica Book 4


http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_bullfinch_28.WDre.htm


http://ancienthistory.about.com/library/bl/bl_text_bullfinch_24.WDrh.htm


Livy History Book 21 - Livy on the History of Hannibal and Punic War 2


Livy History Book 21 - Livy on the History of Hannibal and Punic War 2


Livy History Book 21 - Livy on the History of Hannibal and Punic War 2


Herodotus History Translated into English
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Herodotus History [Translated into English]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Pantheon - Religion of Carthage, by Roy Decker
Many of the gods and goddesses of the Carthaginians were similar to others in the Mediterranean and Near East.

Critical Essays Dealing with the Philosophy of Plato on The Good Life - The Platonic Philosophy on the Good Life.
>Critical Essays Dealing With Plato's Philosophy on The Good Life. The Platonic Philosophy on the Good Life.

Odyssey Book IX Quiz
Quiz on Odyssey Book IX

Odyssey Book V Quiz
Quiz on Odyssey Book V

Odyssey Book X Quiz
Quiz on Odyssey Book X

Odyssey Book II Quiz
Quiz on Odyssey Book II

Ancient History Trivia Quiz - Ancient History Trivia Focusing on Important People
Quiz on Ancient Literature

Glossary of ancient historical and mythological terms beginning with the letter q
Glossary of ancient historical and mythological terms beginning with the letter q

Roman Emperor Dates - Table of the Western Roman Emperors
Table of dates of the Western Roman emperors from 285 to 476, including Diocletian Maximinus Daia Constantine and Romulus Augustulus

Latin 4th Conjugation
Latin 4th Conjugation.

Thucydides - Pericles' Funeral Oration
Thucydides: Pericles' Funeral Oration - In the same winter the Athenians gave a funeral at the public cost to those who had first fallen in this war.

Classical Greek and Republican Roman Timeline for the fifth century B.C.
Classical Greek and Republican Roman Timeline for the fifth century B.C. with related features from the Ancient/Classical History site

Xenophon Anabasis
English Translation of Xenophon's Anabasis or March Up Country

Xenophon Anabasis
English Translation of Xenophon's Anabasis or March Up Country

Xenophon - Cryopedia 1
English Translation of Xenophon's Cryopedia I

The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter - The Dinner of Trimalchio
The Satyricon of Petronius Arbiter - The Dinner of Trimalchio

Sallust [Conspiracy of Catiline]
English Translation of Sallust's Conspiracy of Catiline.

The History of Rome, by Theodor Mommsen - From The Union of Italy To The Subjugation of Carthage and the Greek States
Etext of The History of Rome, by Theodor Mommsen. From The Union of Italy To The Subjugation of Carthage and the Greek States.

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Iliad, by Homer, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Iliad

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Homer - The Odyssey, translated by Samuel Butler 1900
Samuel Butler's English translation of Homer's Odyssey

Herodotus History Book 9 Translated into English
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Herodotus History [Translated into English]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Herodotus [First Book of the Histories called Clio and translated by G.C. Macaulay]
Herodotus First Book of the Histories called Clio and translated by G.C. Macaulay, featuring Croesus of Lydia and Solon of Athens

Herodotus History [Translated into English]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Herodotus History [Translated into English - Herodotus History Book IV]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay. Book Four of the History of Herodotus

Herodotus History [Translated into English]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Herodotus History Book 3 [Translated into English]
Book three of the Histories of Herodotus, translated in English by G.C. Macaulay, and about the Persians.

Herodotus History [Translated into English]
Histories of Herodotus translated in English by G.C. Macaulay

Edward Gibbon - The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1
Etext of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1. The Extent of the Empire in the Age of theAntoninies.

Edward Gibbon - The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1
Etext of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1.

Edward Gibbon - The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1
Etext of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1. The Cruelty, Follies and Murder ofCommodus.

Edward Gibbon - The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1
Etext of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire Volume 1. The Progress of the Christian Religion,and the Sentiments,Manners, Numbers, and Condition of the Primitive Christians.

Cicero On Old Age [An English Public Domain Translation of De senectute]
English translation of Cicero's De senectute (On Old Age).

Egyptian Tales Volume I
Egyptian Tales, Volume I, edited by W.M. Flinders Petrie

Death of Baldur - Bulfinch's Mythology The Death Of Baldur - The Elves - Runic Letters - Iceland - Teutonic Mythology - Nibelungen Lied
Chapter XXXVIII of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable The Death Of Baldur - The Elves - Runic Letters - Iceland - Teutonic Mythology - Nibelungen Lied.

Bulfinch's Mythology Thor's Visit to Jotunheim - The Giant's Country
Chapter XXXVIII of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable Thor's Visit to Jotunheim - The Giant's Country.

Bulfinch's Mythology Apollo and Daphne - Pyramus and Thisbe - Cephalus and Procris
Chapter three of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Apollo and Daphne - Pyramus and Thisbe - Cephalus and Procris.

Bulfinch's Mythology The Rural Deities - Erisichthon - Rhoecus - The Water Deities - Camenae - Winds
Chapter XIX of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable The Rural Deities - Erisichthon - Rhoecus - The Water Deities - Camenae - Winds.

Bulfinch's Mythology Theseus -- Daedalus -- Castor and Pollux Chapter XX
Chapter XX of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Theseus -- Daedalus -- Castor and Pollux.

Bulfinch's Mythology Prometheus and Pandora
Chapter two of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Prometheus and Pandora.

Bulfinch's Mythology Meleager and Atalanta Chapter XVIII
Chapter XVIII of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Meleager and Atalanta.

Caesar's Gallic War Commentaries
de bello gallico by Julius Caesar. Book I.

Caesar's Gallic War Commentaries
de bello gallico by Julius Caesar. Book I.

Bulfinch's Mythology Midas Baucis and Philemon
Chapter six of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Midas Baucis and Philemon.

Bulfinch's Mythology Phaeton
Chapter five of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Phaeton.

Bulfinch's Mythology Ceyx and Halcyone
Chapter nine of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Ceyx and Halcyone: or the Halcyon Birds.

Bulfinch's Mythology Pygmalion- Dryope- Venus And Adonis- Apollo And[R] Hyacinthus
Chapter eight of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Pygmalion- Dryope- Venus And Adonis- Apollo And[R] Hyacinthus.

Bulfinch's Mythology Proserpine - Glaucus And Scylla
Chapter seven of Thomas Bulfinch's The Age of Fable or Stories of Gods and Heroes on Proserpine - Glaucus And Scylla.