20 Amazing Architecture Landmarks Around The World
Have you ever noticed that five of the seven wonders of the ancient world are buildings? Why is that? Well, if I had to guess I’d say it’s because people have been fascinated with architecture since the beginning of time. We always try to experiment and to build amazing things, to push the boundaries and...
He was called Father of History by the Roman writer and orator Cicero for his famous work The Histories but has also been called “The Father of Lies” by critics who claim these `histories’ are little more than tall tales.
Themistocles (524 - 459 a. C) Athenian politician and general. One of the most important battles of the ancient world was that of Salamis (Medical War II, in 480 a. Of C) and resulted in the destruction by the Greeks of the huge fleet of the Persians. The latter, led by Xerxes, had launched a massive invasion of Greece, Asia Minor through making a huge army raced across the plains of Anatolia, Laodicea, Sardis and Pergamum, intending to cross the Dardanelles to reach the Greeks in the…
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Bust of Pericles (nicknamed "onion-head" as he had a funny-shaped head) bearing the inscription "Pericles, son of Xanthippus, Athenian". Marble, Roman copy after a Greek original from ca. 430 BCE... Pericles (c. 495 – 429 BC) was the most prominent and influential Greek statesman, orator and general of Athens during the Golden Age. Responsible for Parthenon, too.