The classical period of ancient Greek civilization from the first Olympic Games in 776 BC until the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC. (From Hellas, the Greek name for Greece). This includes ancient Greek colonies outside the present boundaries of Greece.
Uncovered during a dive in 1901, near the isle of Antikythera. Page describes the components of what may be an early astronomical calculator thought to come from ancient Greece. Includes photos and sketches of the mechanical device. From the Scientific American magazine.
Harvard University Center dedicated to researching the Hellenic world.
An article by Igor V. Bondyrev. Peculiarity of geographic position and abundance of natural resources as well as unusual situation in home policy of Greece itself, complicated by the beginning of ecological crisis in regional ecosystems in Ancient Greece, all these made separate city-states to seek new sources for revenue on the coast of the Golden Fleece.
From BBC, The classical pioneers of mathematics, astronomy and physics borrowed their number system from Egypt, research suggests.
Photographs by Leo Curran, University of Buffalo, of Classical remains across Europe, with some models and reconstructions of their original appearance. Searchable.
Ian Swindale and his students in Crete present the history of the magnificent frieze and sculptures from the Parthenon in Athens and the campaign to return to Greece those now in the British Museum.
Ongoing investigation details of a major archeological site.
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