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Ancient Greece was a civilization centred around the Greek peninsula, that lasted from the 8th century BC to the end of the classical antiquity era (ca. 600 AD).

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There are two kinds of τρόπαιον (tropaion) the battlefiled tropaion and the more permanent trophy, like an arch built to commemorate a military victory. The latter are then public buildings in a city. …
answered Oct 21 '18 by LangLangC
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It looks like very few pieces of clothing survived from that time. Without final proof we might resort to reconstruct these pieces of clothing from sculpture, paintings, mosaics and writings. Most sit …
answered Oct 16 '18 by LangLangC
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If the question is indeed not about the part in question that's bracketed out, then well, focusing solely on tragedy drama, as a practice, emerged from an originally solely-musical chorus. First …
answered Jun 25 by LangLangC
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No and yes. The 'continuity' was largely broken off with the collapse of Mycenean culture and it took too long for the Hellenes to re-reach the cultural level in architecture displayed in the bronze a …
answered Jul 4 by LangLangC
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The most common injuries to the knee are occurring in the bones, muscles, cartilage, meniscus, ligaments and tendons. These have to be considered for antiquity between being known, identified and corr …
answered Sep 16 '18 by LangLangC
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It is unlikely that the Achaemenid Empire depended solely on cornel-wood. That empire started out without direct control over those areas now known as natural distribution of that species. If ancien …
answered Mar 4 '18 by LangLangC
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Actually, "divinity in the context of Ancient Greece" is a bit broad. There were quite some diverging schools of thought, arguing about just exactly that question. The pre-socratics like Thales in par …
answered Jul 31 '18 by LangLangC
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The Roman builder Lucceius Peculiaris would be another pre-medieval example. Lucceius ; Peculiaris ; Ex Biso ; Redemptor ; Fecit ; Prosceni. Unfortunately it is apparently even a bit younger …
answered Nov 22 '18 by LangLangC
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We do not know and cannot be sure. But it seems neither likely nor unlikely, but quite possible. It seems as if many would like to get an answer that either gives the most intimate biographical deta …
answered Jun 4 by LangLangC
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Yes. They did harden their weapons, not always, that is from the start of us calling them "Greeks", but from quite early on, and certainly in the timeframe of the question. But the Hittites are cr …
answered Jun 5 by LangLangC
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A caveat for the motivating theory: A. Momigliano has theorized that the plebeians were more affected and propelled by Greek influences than the patricians, and that such influences account for th …
answered Mar 20 by LangLangC
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No. We might infer from the documented existence of specific phobias that one for arachnids would be possible as well. So that's really a circumstantial, weak, tiny little maybe yes. But for arguin …
answered Mar 24 by LangLangC
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Many public works were privately financed by completely voluntary benefactors. Those then had their names attached to buildings, like Flavian theatre, Basilica Maxentius, Baths of Caracalla etc. This …
answered Jun 13 by LangLangC
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What is germaphobia? It's an obsession, it "is a pathological fear of contamination and germs. " If we look for something similar in antiquity we just need to turn that onto its feet: this is a …
answered Dec 19 '17 by LangLangC