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Κύπρος: Εντυπωσιακό ψηφιδωτό του 4ου μ.Χ με παράσταση αρματοδρομιών ήρθε στο φως

Ανασκαφή του Τμήματος Αρχαιοτήτων Κύπρου εντός της «νεκρής» ζώνης στην κοινότητα Ακακίου της επαρχίας Λευκωσίας έφερε στο φως ψηφιδωτό, που οι αρχαιολόγοι το τοποθετούν στον 4ο μ.Χ αιώνα και απεικονίζει παράσταση αρματοδρομιών σε εξέλιξη εντός ιπποδρόμου και πλούσιο γεωμετρικό διάκοσμο. 

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A Month of Devotional Thought: Hebe

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Today comes the second post in the Month of Devotional Thought series, this time about Hebe (Ἥβη). She is a cupbearer of the Gods, Goddess of Youth, and when Herakles (Ἡρακλῆς) ascended to Olympos (Ὄλυμπος) and took his place among the Blessed Gods, Zeus gave her hand to him in marriage. 551 more words

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Amman - Philadelphia of the past

Arriving at Queen Alia International Airport gives you the first taste of Amman – chaotic, busy yet friendly. The airport is about half an hour from the city centre. 763 more words

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A Month of Devotional Thought: Enyo

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The first of my blog posts about lesser known deities will be about Enyo (Ἐνυώ). She is a Goddess of War who is closely associated with Ares (Ἄρης). 672 more words

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A Month of Devotional Thought

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This post isn’t going to be too long, I am merely going to explain something I will be doing this month. Galina over at Gangleri’s Grove has suggested that during the month of August people write a blogpost a day on a specific deity, each day about something else in connection to the deity in question. 126 more words

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weekly “the ancient world was fucking wild” post: in athenian courts one could sue over slander by people testifying at trial (something american and british legal systems obviously don’t allow, since, like. 172 more words

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also good: that time the athenian democracy decided it was imperative to continue expending people and resources on gaining control of syracuse (for no real reason other than “if we’re supposed to be a powerful empire then we gotta KEEP CONQUERIN, right”) at the same time that sparta was invading attica and had in fact established a fortification at decelea… 130 more words

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