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Massive Spending in War Against Sparta Backfired in Ancient Athens

A historian looks at the plague that hit Ancient Athens and explains how a massive government spending plan backfired 2,500 years ago. 

Ancient Treasures Unearthed Under Athens Concrete

Astounding ancient treasures unearthed under Athens, a great outcome from the recent construction work on Aeolus Street in Athens

Gossip was a Powerful Tool for the Powerless in Ancient Greece

Gossip was a real tool in the hands of slaves who wanted to punish their masters if they had treated them badly in ancient Greece.

The Platonic Academy of Athens: The World’s First University

Τhe Platonic Academy was founded by Plato himself in 428/427 BC in Athens, and is considered to be the world's first university.

Take an Interactive Trip to Pericles-era Athens (photos)

An interactive virtual-reality show of ancient Athens during the golden era of Pericles will premier on March 24 in the Greek capital. The Interactive Tour of the Acropolis of Athens at the "Tholos" of the Cultural Centre of the Foundation...

Cardiff Uni to Translate, Publish Ancient Athens Inscriptions of UK Collections

All the stone inscriptions from ancient Athens in UK collections are to be presented in English translations for the first time, thanks to a new project by Cardiff University. According to Cardiff University News website, the project is to translate...

An Ancient Greek Wrote the Perfect Play to Reflect on the Refugee Crisis in Europe

By: Laura Swift Berlin recently agreed to curb the number of migrants it welcomed after a backlash against Angela Merkel’s suspension of EU rules limiting numbers. It followed previous scenes of crowds welcoming new arrivals, which commentators had suggested was...