This is something I’ve been asking myself for a few weeks now, ever since I read something someone I am following on Twitter – a university lecturer – had posted about the instructions they give their students concerning searching for reading for assignments: is new scholarship always (to be fair to the tweeter I should probably say ‘usually’ but that would make a less punchy title) better than old? 1,725 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 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.