The Greek Who Created the Early German Alphabet
The ancient Greek and German languages may seem worlds apart, but it was a Greek bishop and Christian missionary named Ulfilas, who played a surprisingly important role in the codification of the early German language into a written system. Ulfilas...
Manuscript Reveals Battle Between Greeks and Goths at Thermopylae
An ancient manuscript that has been recently revealed indicates that in 262 AD there was another battle at Thermopylae that essentially saved Greece from the Goths. In 2007, Jana Grusková, PhD, of Masaryk University, discovered a manuscript fragment containing a...