Ancient History

Group for talking about ancient history, particularly Greek and Roman, but also including that of other ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern peoples.

TopicTopicMessagesLast Message 
Pinned — Introduce yourself!21 unread / 21ebeeb, April 21
Epic of Gilgamesh12 unread / 12Edward, February 9
Herodotus Reread of Book I19 unread / 19riskedom, February 1
Classics vs. US history / Cherokee Constitution2 unread / 2genesisdiem, January 27
questionnaire2 unread / 2stellarexplorer, December 2020
Origin of Greek civilization3 unread / 3JacobKirckman, November 2020
New DNA Research: Vikings Not All Scandinavian3 unread / 3shikari, October 2020
Earliest Evidence for Human in the Americas2 unread / 2mnleona, August 2020
Neanderthals ate sharks and dolphins6 unread / 6MarthaJeanne, April 2020
Lost Fragment of Ancient Continent Discovered ...!1 unread / 1Rood, March 2020
New Sumerian find1 unread / 1Crypto-Willobie, February 2020
Loeb Classical Library336 unread / 336ironjaw, January 2020
Neanderthals on the Islands of the Aegean Sea ... 200,000 years ago1 unread / 1Rood, October 2019
First Americans Came By Sea4 unread / 4madpoet, August 2019
The Hittites: a civilization almost lost to history1 unread / 1Gordopolis, June 2019
[Prehistoric and Roman Essex] by James Kemble2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, April 2019
Did climate change undermine the Byzantine Empire?2 unread / 2cemanuel, April 2019
Ancient Stone Circle (Not Very Ancient)3 unread / 3Crypto-Willobie, February 2019
Christian Marek, In the land of a thousand gods2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, January 2019
Newly Discovered 4,000 year-old Egyptian Tomb1 unread / 1Rood, December 2018
"Lost" city of Tenea found in Greece1 unread / 1Rood, November 2018
Lives of the Eminent Philosophers6 unread / 6shikari, October 2018
The Gothic War 376-382 AD3 unread / 3Gordopolis, July 2018
Oldest text of the Odyssey (not)6 unread / 6Nicole_VanK, July 2018
The Western Roman Empire is Falling45 unread / 45Arminij, July 2018
History In the News - Part IX217 unread / 217varielle, May 2018
roman ruins found under new metro stop in Rome4 unread / 4mnleona, May 2018
Reading List for 201836 unread / 36pmackey, April 2018
Found: 4,400 Year-old Egyptian Burial Chamber2 unread / 2MarthaJeanne, February 2018
Alexander the Great - Robin Lane Fox10 unread / 10timspalding, January 2018
Iliad Editions5 unread / 5shikari, January 2018
Just in time fro Xmas!6 unread / 6PossMan, November 2017
Oldest Extant Manuscripts of Ancient Works16 unread / 16anthonywillard, November 2017
The Diadochi23 unread / 23PlasticGangsta, August 2017
Was Hercules an African super hero before he became a Greek god?141 unread / 141Rood, June 2017
Best translations of the claasics76 unread / 76jsimonharris, January 2017
Norton Critical Edition of Ancient laws?5 unread / 5timspalding, December 2016
Iliad by George Chapman3 unread / 3shikari, December 2016
Best classical literature for children?29 unread / 29timspalding, October 2016
George Grote's History of Greece4 unread / 4shikari, October 2016
Beginning Greek, Again and Again10 unread / 10cs80, September 2016
Centurion12 unread / 12shikari, September 2016
Oxford Red Commentaries6 unread / 6shikari, September 2016
First Farmers3 unread / 3stellarexplorer, July 2016
Philistines cemetery4 unread / 4cpg, July 2016
Meditations?19 unread / 19anthonywillard, June 2016
Historians Admit To Inventing Ancient Greeks49 unread / 49PhaedraB, May 2016
Roman Glass Factory Discovered in Israel5 unread / 5timspalding, April 2016
"Making a Monster"5 unread / 5timspalding, March 2016
Dumb Cuneiform18 unread / 18DylanCallens, March 2016
Babylon Astronomy Cuneiform Tablet5 unread / 5_Zoe_, February 2016
Ancient Greek Hero course1 unread / 1richardbsmith, January 2016
Christopher Logue's War Music11 unread / 11CarltonC, November 2015
Ancient Greek Fort of Acra Discovered2 unread / 2stellarexplorer, November 2015
Extinct kind of tree revived5 unread / 5anthonywillard, August 2015
Classics of India11 unread / 11henkl, August 2015
The New Iliad Translation9 unread / 9shikari, June 2015
Works Similar to Homer's Iliad46 unread / 46Colby_Glass, June 2015
Bending Pilum4 unread / 4Ammianus, June 2015
On William Marshall7 unread / 7Betelgeuse, June 2015
Hello Y'all!9 unread / 9MarysGirl, June 2015
Greeks at War: Homer at Troy (edx / MOOC)1 unread / 1cs80, April 2015
Ancient History Magazine15 unread / 15marieke54, March 2015
Roman soldiers and Homer1 unread / 1robertajl, February 2015
Loeb classical library11 unread / 11WMGOATGRUFF, January 2015
Unlocking Scrolls Preserved in Vesuvius' Eruption6 unread / 6RabidGerbil, January 2015
"The Story of Sinuhe"3 unread / 3setnahkt, January 2015
Army of Cambyses4 unread / 4Nicole_VanK, December 2014
Latin classes20 unread / 20MarysGirl, July 2014
How do you organize your books? :-)222 unread / 222nandadevi, July 2014
Benjamin Jowett's Plato33 unread / 33JohnSophist, July 2014
Climate Change Theory Support for Bronze Age Collapse11 unread / 11richardbsmith, May 2014
Aeneid quote at the 9/11 Memorial9 unread / 9messpots, April 2014
Satellites Reveal "New" Mesopotamian Archaeology Sites1 unread / 1NLytle, April 2014
One Fun Dinner by the Classics Dept8 unread / 8anthonywillard, April 2014
Attila the Hun?13 unread / 13timspalding, April 2014
Online annotated Latin and Greek Reading Texts from Dickinson College10 unread / 10anthonywillard, March 2014
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (That Are Older Than 200 Years)28 unread / 28affle, February 2014
New poems by Sappho2 unread / 2MMcM, February 2014
Looking for good Ancient Egyptian, Assyrian, Hittite, etc military history books7 unread / 7quicksiva, February 2014
Ian Hughes' bad news3 unread / 3MarysGirl, February 2014
Looking for a good biography (or "life and times" type of book) on Nero.7 unread / 7rolandperkins, January 2014
Rome: The Aurelian Wall3 unread / 3anthonywillard, January 2014
What I hope to read in 2014.9 unread / 9nathanielcampbell, December 2013
Was Socrates black?145 unread / 145Sasongko, December 2013
New Herodotus18 unread / 18anthonywillard, November 2013
Anyone doing the Coursera class on Greek Mythology?13 unread / 13JerryMmm, November 2013
Travelling in the Roman Empire--interactive transport map10 unread / 10cemanuel, November 2013
Loeb Price Increase Nov 15th1 unread / 1NLytle, October 2013
I take it, it's "Talk Like a Pirate" Day?5 unread / 5MarysGirl, October 2013
Middle Platonism and Neoplatonism sources7 unread / 7cemanuel, September 2013
Alfred Duggan!27 unread / 27DinadansFriend, August 2013
Where do you get your books?167 unread / 167SteveJohnson, August 2013
Why did Socrates refuse to write any books.95 unread / 95PhaedraB, August 2013
Cleopatra; A Life by Stacy Schiff36 unread / 36southernbooklady, August 2013
British Museum19 unread / 19Petroglyph, August 2013
Those celebrity Natufians -- Always in the News!7 unread / 7anthonywillard, July 2013
Classical Histories39 unread / 39anthonywillard, June 2013
Penguin classics with the Greek/Latin plus English?4 unread / 4Feicht, May 2013
Lindsay Powell's "Germanicus" ?7 unread / 7Feicht, May 2013
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