In ancient Greece, kissing was not considered strictly romantic or intimate; rather, kissing was a often a greeting between acquaintances.
Ancient Greeks and Romans got a surprising number of things right about how disease spreads and the importance of airflow for public health.
Surviving images on countless works of art, including pottery, frescoes, wine cups, and sculptures, frequently depict ancient Greeks reclining on one side to eat and drink at a symposium. The habit of reclining to dine in ancient Greece began at...
The huge port city of Marseille, France was founded by Greeks back in 600 BC, when the first immigrants established a trading colony.
The similarities between the sculptures which comprise China's famous Terracotta Army and ancient Greek statues has led some archaeologists to believe that they were created under the guidance of an ancient Greek sculptor. Xi'an's Terracotta Army was discovered by farmers in...
The infamous Philistines, the enemies of the Hebrews in the Christian Bible, were likely ancient Greeks who had migrated to their land, a new study claims. Scientists of the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena,...
New studies regarding the 8,000 statues that guard the mausoleum of the First Emperor of China reveal that they were most likely created under the guidance of an Ancient Greek sculptor and were influenced by statues from Ancient Greece. The...