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How Did the Ancient Greeks and Romans Do Banking?

The ancient Greeks and Romans were responsible for some of the world's earliest banking systems, with the Athenians developing a sophisticated banking system in the 5th century BC that would eventually influence economies throughout the Greco-Roman world. Modern Western culture...

Etruscan Lamp Depicts Greek God Dionysus, New Study Finds

A bronze, hanging oil lamp found in a ditch near the town of Cortona, Central Italy is far older than previously thought and depicts the Greek god Dionysus, a new paper published in De Gruyter's Etruscan and Italic Studies...

The Mystery of Aristotle’s Countless Lost Works

Few names of ancient Greece shine as much as those of Aristotle. This ancient Greek philosopher, a student of Plato and tutor of Alexander the Great, left a timeless, profound, and indelible mark on virtually every field of knowledge...

Ancient Gold Coins Depicting Alexander the Great Found in Greece

Recent archaeological discoveries on Kastelli Hill in the Old Town of the city of Chania, Crete, have brought to light a unique monetary collection of 37 rare coins, including 11 gold staters with different versions of Alexander the Great...

English Words With Origins in Ancient Greek Mythology

The English language is the most extensive language in the world, providing its users with more than 170,000 potentially employable words, but, like other languages, it has been infused with antique terms, many of them derived from ancient Greek...

Corinth: The Sex Paradise City of Ancient Greece

The ancient Greek city of Corinth was not just renowned across the ancient world for its wealth and cosmopolitan atmosphere. It was infamous for its very relaxed morals, the sexual freedom of its citizens and visitors, and the so-called...

The Evolution of Fashion in Ancient Greece

In the rugged and sunny shores of ancient Greece, where philosophy reshaped our world and democracy took its first baby steps, clothing played a fundamental role in defining people’s standing and personalities. The clothes the early Greek men and women...