I watched Frank Miller's 300 last night with my girlfriend, and after the movie ended she mentioned the assassination attempt against Xerxes would have been a great plot element for the movie and that ...
In 406BC, the Athenian fleet reported a great victory against the Spartans', near the Arginusae Islands. After the battle, allegedly because of a storm, the generals failed to rescue their comrades at ...
Atlantis "island of Atlas" is a legendary island first mentioned in Plato's dialogues Timaeus and Critias, written about 360 BC. (Seleucid Empire 323-360 BC) According to Plato, Atlantis was a naval ...
According to Wikipedia, Alexander founded or renamed each of the following places after himself: Alexandria, Egypt Alexandria Arachosia, Afghanistan; now called Kandahar (a contraction of ...
I'm interested in the particular artworks, especially sculptures and paintings and rather classical than contemporary art. Art there any noted artworks I should be aware of? I'm looking for any ...