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An establishing shot of Warriors, Gods and heroes in the setting of Ancient Greece.

2,500-year-old Greek theatre under the Acropolis to be restored

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The Temples of Athena and Poseidon at sunset in Paestum. Parco Archeologico di Paestum

The Palace of Knossos.

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The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis.

Naked ambition: when the Greeks first stripped off

Ruins of Paestum famous for 3 well-preserved ancient Greek temples - Stripes

The Odeon of Herodes Atticus

Ruins of the Temple of Zeus in Olympia, Greece.

Shipwreck on Nile vindicates Greek historian's account after 2,500 years

The Antikythera Mechanism (reconstruction), described as the 'world's first analogue computer'

Early Africans Went Bananas

Visit the Panathenaic Stadium in Athens That Hosted the First Modern Olympics

Athens' incredible Temple of Hephaestus (Theseum), dedicated to the Greek god of craftsmanship, is one of the most underrated 2,500 year old buildings in ...

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Chlorite pendant in the form of the head of an African (known as Ethiopian)

Africa's First Civilizations: Egypt, Kush & Axum

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History of cartography

Performer playing Sugriva in the Koodiyattam form of Sanskrit theatre

Griffin warrior resting place

Mysterious Ships Described by Herodotus Discovered After 2,500 Years

The real Amazons: How the legendary warrior women inspired fighters and feminists

The Cyclades

The Egyptian-Phoenician expedition that circumnavigated Africa more than 2,500 years ago

Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World review – disbelief has been around for 2,500 years

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when the Greeks first traveled to Africa 2,500 years ago, the Egyptian civilization was already

Monument to Time: Segesta's temple. Though the Greeks ...

6 things South Africans need to know before travelling to Europe

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The best-preserved example of a classical Greek theatre, the Theatre of Epidaurus, has a circular orchêstra and probably gives the best idea of the original ...

Meroë is an ancient city on the east bank of the Nile app. 200 km

The 4,000 Year History of Horoscopes: How Astrology Has Been Shaped Throughout the the Millennia. Read Later

... Faience aryballos (perfume vase) in the form of two heads ...

A Greek Town in Catalonia: What Fantastic Secrets are Still Hidden in Empúries? Read Later

It's always difficult to decide where to travel to next. First you need to decide what kind of holiday you want to go on. Should you spend a week on a ...

Ancient Greek democracy: as similar to ours as we think?

If you compare the two, you can figure out pretty easily exactly what areas the Greeks had visited. Those areas are actually remarkably accurately mapped ...

Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, Old Kingdom, c. 2675-2625 B.C.E.

The tablet is broken and probably had more rows, experts believe

The second temple of Hera, built about 450 B.C. It is one of three ancient Greek temples that stand amid the Paestum ruins in Salerno, Italy.

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Sex and love were major themes in classical art, as they remain today. (

New sphinx uncovered in Egypt

Terracotta jug

1 Day in Athens: An Itinerary

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History of Africa

Athens, Mykonos & Santorini Tour

Herodotus

Chart humanity's course through history with these antique navigational tools

With its palm-tree waterfront and narrow, atmospheric streets, Nafplio has the look and feel of an Italian coastal resort. (photo: Rick Steves)

The Delphic Tholos, a circular building that was constructed between 380 and 360 BC at

At least seven migrants drowned after the heavily overcrowded boat they were sailing on overturned on

Stoa of Attalos

Hellenistic culture in the Indian subcontinent: Greek clothes, amphoras, win,e and

The historic neighbourhood of Plaka, in Athens, Greece. Picture: Alamy

Negritic African

Greek tragedy: setting the stage today

The second temple of Hera, built about 450 B.C. It is one of three ancient Greek temples that stand amid the Paestum ruins in Salerno, Italy.

The later site of 14th-century B.C. Nestor's Palace (Myrto Papadopoulos)

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14 of the oldest continuously inhabited cities

A column in the temple to Hera, which predated that of Zeus. Yiorgos Karahali, Reuters

The Olympics – ancient and modern

Santorini, Greece

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Palmyra, Syria (by Erik Hermans)

2500. Recent archaeological findings proove the Indus River Valley civilization is up to 2,000 years older than previously believed.

A Babylonian astronomical calendar, c. 1000 BCE© Science Source

Terracotta antefix (roof tile)

New luxury cruise ship sails its way to the Aegean Sea in Greece

But don't come here just for the ancient monuments. Contemporary Athens boasts one of the most happening nightlife scenes in Europe, from the newly ...

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