Ancient Greece Timeline: Pre-Mycenaean to the Roman Conquest

Ancient Greece Timeline: Pre-Mycenaean to the Roman Conquest 1

It is important to note before delving into an ancient Greece timeline, that to even refer to ancient Greece as a single entity is somewhat misleading. In the modern world, we consider ancient Greece to be its own nation. But in reality, the peninsula was a conglomeration of individual city states, each with their own …

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Adonis: The Greek God of Beauty and Desire

Adonis

The name “Adonis” has long been associated with the idea of beauty and with Classical myth. His legend, however, starts long before our present conceptions of the ancient world. Phoenicia, a land roughly equivalent to modern-day Lebanon, was a farming community. Its people lived by the seasonal calendar, feeding themselves with the result of difficult …

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