Ancient Greece

Ancient Civilizations Facts

Bizarre Facts About Ancient Civilizations

When Alexander the Great met with the ancient civilization of the Celts, he hoped they’d show their fear of him, but he was dead wrong.
July 22, 2024 Miles Brucker
King Leonidas Facts

Terrifying Facts About Leonidas, Sparta's Warrior King

The story of Leonidas and the Battle of Thermopylae was glorified in the film 300, but few know the dark truth behind the legend.
July 18, 2024 Kyle Climans
Battle of Thermopylae Facts

Epic Facts About The Battle Of Thermopylae And The 300 Spartans

It’s a battle which has inspired Western thought ever since it happened: this was the Battle of Thermopylae, a moment which came to define the struggles of the Greek city-states in their wars against the vast Persian Empire. But how much of this story has been fictionalized by the legend? What really happened at Thermopylae?
July 12, 2024 Kyle Climans
Socrates Facts

Mysterious Facts About Socrates, The Father Of Philosophy

Socrates is one of the most famous philosophers in history, but while he radically changed the world, much of his life is shrouded in mystery.
July 4, 2024 Kyle Climans
Irene of Athens Facts

Powerful Facts About Empress Irene, The Byzantine Rebel

Irene Of Athens Facts. Beauty, brains, and an iron will: Irene of Athens used all of these to stay in power in the cut-throat Byzantine Empire.
June 19, 2024 Mehroo S.

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