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War memorial in Denton, Manchester (UK). Erected in 1921 the inscription echoes a sentiment that originated in Ancient Athens - the first state in recorded history to repatriate and collectively memorialize their war… https://t.co/daoQOVW2wn
Tag Archives: Xenophon
A review of a great book, which covers a fascinating period of ancient Spartan history: its decline. Godfrey Hutchinson, Sparta: Unfit for Empire, (Barnsley, 2014) The Spartan period of dominance in Greece (the hegemony c.404-371 BCE) has attracted a lot … Continue reading
Just a short note that I have a new blog up on the IRIS online site. It is about the seemingly similar views we hold with our ancient Greek counterparts concerning makeup and beauty: View here There are some big … Continue reading