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 Most Important Ancient Greek Colonies in History
The first ancient Greek colonies were established as early as the 8th century BC, while wide colonization continued through the 5th
The Sword of Damocles: Why Great Power Comes with Great Danger
The story of the "Sword of Damocles" is one of the most well-known from ancient Greek history, and it perfectly illustrates the dangers that come with taking on a massive amount of power. The story, which may or may not...