Battle of Marathon
In September of the year 490 BC, just 42 km outside of Athens, an army of brave Greeks saved their city from the invading Persian army.
The discovery of the helmet of Miltiades is one of the most important archaeological finds in history.
Why is the ancient Greek man Pheidippides, the greatest runner in world history after whose exploits the concept of the marathon was created, remembered for running the 25 miles from Marathon to Athens rather than the distance from Athens...
The Battle of Plataea was the final battle of the second Persian invasion of Greece with the victory of the allied Greek forces putting an end to the Persian ambitions
The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities
Herodotus, the Greek historian known as "The Father of History," passed on detailed knowledge of the world, or at least as much as was known by ancient Greeks, allowing for the creation of a map containing peoples, lands and...
Gary Corby is an esteemed Australian author whose series of four books about ancient Greece has become a great hit. In the latest installment of the series, “The Marathon Conspiracy,” protagonist Nicolaos, ancient Greece’s first detective, is faced with...