So this is a very cool thing! Firstly, I have a massive soft spot for this site, since I think that Mithras and Mithraea are very cool ™, and I wrote a paper on small finds at three Mithraea including this one at the Walbrook valley in London. 402 more words
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I have spent three and a half years of my life studying Ancient Greece and before that had spent my life trying to avoid the fact my ethnicity is Greek. 530 more words
The rest, they say, is history. And then some.
For the next three months, I’m swapping the fens of Cambridge for the industrial heart of the Ruhr valley in western Germany, and my new pied-à-terre is the… 1,345 more words
The Thracians were a bunch of barbarians who lived in what is now modern-day Bulgaria. They lived in mud huts and spent their time bashing each other’s brains out and sometimes pestering the Greeks with their clubs and trying to set their sheep on fire. 1,738 more words
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Archeologists have discovered an open air sanctuary dedicated to the Greek goddess Artemis.
The sanctuary is on the island of Euboea, and was discovered near the village of Amarynthos.