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A ceramic centaur figurine from Lefkandi is one of the most recognizable artifacts from Early Iron Age Greece. But can it be identified as one of the earliest depictions of Chiron, the mythical teacher of heroes? A new article by @matthewlloyd85.
Somehow I have passed 1,500 followers. I would do a '1,500 things about the ancient world' post, but I am not sure I know that many things!
Instead, a random fact: 1,500 is the number of Athenian hoplites originally sent on the Sicilian expedition (Thuc. 6.43).
Category Archives: Tour of Ireland
In our final installment we learn that there is more than one type of Bailey’s in Ireland and what our heroes really think of lay lines. 14th May 2012 – Day 7 “Today started with a furore akin only to … Continue reading
Our story today is a short one, United lose the league which capped off an odd day all round. 13th May 2012 – Day 6 “Today is going to be a good day. That’s what I thought to myself this … Continue reading
As we join our bedraggled travellers today we learn that a castle that does not look like a castle can still be a castle, there exists a place in Ireland where the pubs don’t sell real ale and historical periods … Continue reading
Today we join our travellers in a greater state of sobriety, and wonder just how does a Norman Castle trip arrive at a 17th century coastal fort? May 11th 2012 – Day 4 “Well,I may have drunk too much yesterday! … Continue reading