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The Peacock in Greek Mythology Was Ancient Symbol of Royalty, Power

The peacock plays a role in ancient Greek mythology as the symbol of the goddess Hera, the consort of Zeus. Originally from India, where they were symbolic of royalty, they were later brought to ancient Babylon by Indian traders...

How the New Year Was Celebrated in Alexander the Great’s Empire

Celebrating the arrival of the New Year is a popular custom around the world, as it has been for thousands of years. We find the same basic celebration—although expressed in different ways—in various ancient cultures. In Greece itself, there is...

Babylonians Used Pythagoras’ Math in 19th Century BC, Claims Archaeologist

An Australian archaeologist claims a 3700-BC Babylonian tablet shows the Pythagorean triple centuries before Pythagoras lived.