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The “World’s First Cruise Liner” Was Designed by Archimedes

The world's first colossal ship, not unlike a modern cruise liner in form and function, was designed and built by the ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes. The massive sea vessel was constructed in the third century BC and was commissioned by...

The Story of the Ancient Greek Metropolis of Syracuse

  The ancient city-state of Syracuse (Συράκουσαι), was a Greek colony established on the eastern coast of Sicily. The city rose to prominence as a metropolis, a powerful center of trade and Greek culture. Syracuse was declared by the Roman...