A team of international archaeologists from the University of Gothenburg has begun to explore an ancient city of Classical Greece, 2,500 years old, called Vlochós, which until now had gone unnoticed because it was thought to be an unimportant enclave of the ancient world. However, the discovery of new vestiges may change the concept of this area. The explored site is an ancient city virtually unknown 300 kilometers north of Athens, located around and on the hill Strongilovoúni, which is part of the great plains of Thessaly. The vestiges found belong to several historical periods.
Hades and Persephone – The Story Of The Seasons by Mythology & Fiction Explained Hades, god of the Underworld, fell in love with Persephone and wanted her as his bride. His brother Zeus consented to the marriage—or at least refused to oppose it. Yet he warned Hades that Demeter would never approve this coupling, for she would not want her […]
Theodora’s Trial – Chapter 38 Origins What a day #Theodora was having. Her #Portal got knocked of course, she had to face a #Chimera #Hera had sent to try to take her life, although immortal, Theo now has a limited shelf life once she became pregnant. Every time she peed, she’d hear more of #HomersIliad […]
In our sexual histories series, authors explore changing sexual mores from antiquity to today. It was a well-kept secret among historians during the late 19th and early 20th centuries that the practice of magic was widespread in the ancient Mediterranean. Historians wanted to keep the activity low-key because it did not support their idealised view […]