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The Women of Ancient Sparta

There is much speculation about the character of Spartan Women. They are often viewed as strong, determined and powerful. This perception stems from the ability they had to hold more rights and experience more privileges than Greek women of other city-states. 320 more words

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Attic Greek Resources

I’m in the midst of staging a slow comeback right now. After neglecting my Greek studies since graduating, I’ve decided to remedy this situation. Attic is not easy and it is easy to forget one of the six principal parts of any given verb or the ending of some rarely seen participle. 426 more words

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Jimbo's Greek Restaurant & Bar

Not this past Saturday, but the one before that – I visited Jimbos Greek Restaurant | Astoria. Thank you, Jimbo’s, for the invite. And might I summarize, a nice and quiet family dinner. 685 more words

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"The spirit of creation is an excruciating, intricate exploration from within the soul.”

“Artists create out of a sense of desolation. The spirit of creation is a excruciating, intricate exploration from within the soul.”

– El Greco, Greek, painter

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Modern Olympian Phelps - greatest title holder of all time

Champion American swimmer Michael Phelps has broken a 2000 year old Ancient Olympic record after competing in the Rio Olympics this week. 122 more words

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Excavations in Greece reveal possible human sacrifice to Zeus.

Excavations on Mount Lykaion, a remote location overlooking the Peloponnese, and believed to be the birthplace of Zeus have revealed the skeleton of a teenager. 192 more words

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Weaponry of the Army of Phillip II of Macedon – the Sarissa

The sarissa was a long pike used by the infantry of Phillip II (King of Macedonia 359 – 336BC). 253 more words

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