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General Information Military Affairs Alexander The Great  Mythology Arts/Architecture Olympics
Athens/Sparta Philosophy Daily Life  The Philosophers Drama Rulers/Governent
Education Science/Mathematics Literature  Medicine Cybertours Games

GENERAL INFORMATION:
 
 

Historical Overview of Greece - Great source for detailed information on any aspect of Ancient Greece.

Classical History and Antiquity

Perseus Project- A great source to search

Map of Ancient Greece

A Detailed Chronology of Greek History

 THE GREEKS IN TRIUMPH AND FUTILITY:

 Greek Political History
 

ALEXANDER THE GREAT :
 
 

A Series of Short Articles on Alexander :
Childhood
 Prince Years
King Alexander
 Alexander as a Leader
Alexander and his Wars:

http://www.entergroupltd.com/alex_web/

ALEXANDER CHANGES THE WORLD
 

The Great Home Page of Alexander - Lots of information on Alex.
Alexander the Great** -A first-rate site *** 

 Alexander the Great - A cool site with links to other pages.

HELLENISTIC CIVILIZATION -- AN ALMOST MODERN WORLD
 

ARTS/ARCHITECTURE:
 
 

History of Ancient Greek Music

 Musical Instruments in Antiquity
 

 Music ,  More on Music, Musical instruments, and   Religious Music

Classical Art and Architecture 
 
 

GreekArchitecture - Lots of images
 
 

 Sculpture
 

Painting
 

Pottery
 

History of greek dance

 National Archaeological Museum of Athens

The Culture of Classical Greece

History of greek costume
 

ATHENS/SPARTA:
 
 

ANCIENT ATHENS

Athens History

Athens

The Delian League

The Athenian Empire
 

Sparta
Leonidas I : The great Spartan leader.

 The Power of SpartaThe Early History of SpartaSpartan Oligarchy

 Women at Sparta
 

 THEATRE OF SPARTA

Sparta: Good information.

Sparta and Lycurgus' Reforms







DAILY LIFE:
 
 

DAILY LIFE

 Commerce

 Social Classes

The Greek House

House Furnishings
 

Women's Life

 Women

 Women status
 

 Inequality and Women in the City-state
 

 Women and the Household and  Women Outside the Home

 Marriage and Divorce
 

Women's Dress and Toilet Articles
 

Men's Life

Hunting
 

Men and Horses

 The slaves of Ancient Greece

Everyday Life - Greece

Athletics:
 

Horse Racing
 

 The Oracles and how they worked 
 

 Rituals : Sacrafices and festivals.  How the Greeks worshiped their gods.
 







DRAMA:
 
 

 Introduction to Greek Tragedy and the Ancient Stage.
 

 Greek Drama :  Good information from the World Cultures Homepage.

 Greek Drama : Site with information on playwrights, epic poets, and Greek mythology: Gods and Heroes.

 Theater  and  More Theater

 Greek Drama :  Great overview information.
 

EDUCATION:
 
 

 Athenian education

 Spartan education

Schooling

 The Perception of Education in the Ancient World
 

 Learning in Ancient Greece :  A good overview of the subject.
 

 Education of women of the middle and upper classes
 

 Schools and Teachers and  Literacy and the Poor   :  Some good information on education in Ancient Greece.
 

 Isocrates :  One of the Ten Attic Orators, Isocrates made significant contributions to the development of rhetoric theory and education in Ancient Greece.
 
 

LITERATURE:
 
 

Ancient Greek Literature- A little information about all of the Greek authors.

 Literature

 Sophocles

 Euripides

Homer and the values of the Greeks

Homer's Iliad

 Homer's Odyssey

The Recovery of the Homeric writings

 Poetry

Lyric poetry
 

MEDICINE:

The Virtual Hospital: Syllabus of the History of Medicine

  Ancient Medicine/Medicina Antiqua : Information on Greek and Roman medical practices.
 

Hippocrates-Brief Biography
 

Hippocrates Web Page - Very detailed information on Hippocrates and the Hippocratic oath. Also links to other pages.
 

 Hippocratic Medicine
 

 Aristotle
 

 Galen's Contribution





MILITARY AFFAIRS:

Greek Warfare

Greek Military History

 The Army :  An excellent site with lots of information.

Warfare

Weapons and Armor
 

 Sources of Strife betweeen Athens and Sparta

 The Beginning of the Persian War
 

The Persian Wars

How the Trojan War Began

Battle of Marathon or the  The Battle of Marathon

 After effects of the Battle of Marathon
 

The Peloponnesian War - Great Information by Dr. Knox

The Persian Wars - Great information by Dr. Knox.

 The First Persian War
 

 The Second Persian War

Battles of Salamis and Plataea
 

Battle of Thermopylae

The Clash Between Greeks and the Persians

 Peloponnesian War - Links to six other sites.

The Peloponnesian War

Maps of the Persian Wars

The Peloponnesian War

Ships of the Ancient Greeks: Links to all kinds of information.
 

MYTHOLOGY:
 
 

The Olympian Gods - Images and text
 

 Mythology Links :  A great source of links to pages on Greek mythology
 

Greek Mythology Today :  From the "Myth Man", Nick Pontikis.  Lots of great information can be found here in this user-friendly site.  Take a Look!

 Greek Mythology Link

 Myths and Legends :  Coversd mythology for many cultures, not just the Greeks.
 

 Poseidon's Greek Mythology Page :  THIS IS AN AWESOME PAGE!  It has everything.
 

 Ancient Gods :  Excellent site that divides the gods into categories.  Worth a trip.
 

Greek Mythology
 

 Greek Mythology : Good Source

 The Hellenic Pantheon

 The Encyclopedia Mythica
 

 Heracles' Encyclopedia to Greek Mythology :  Cool site.  Search by god or goddess.
 

 Ani's Greek Mythology Website :  Student created web page.
 

 The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology







OLYMPICS:
 
 

Ancient Olympics - BEST SITE for information on the games.

HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT OLYMPICS

 Olympic Games:  Lots of detailed information.

GAMES OF THE ANCIENT OLYMPICS

 Spectators at the Games : Good information on the topic.

Ancient Olympics Games Virtual Museum

 The Olympic Games of Ancient Greece

PHILOSOPHY:
 
 

Greek Philosophy: A Brief Introduction
 

Presocratic phiolsophers
 

Greek Philosophy Archive

Greek Philosophy (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The Internet Classics Archive - Find any work of philosophy here.

IDEAS FROM ANAXAGORAS TO ARISTOTLE
 
 
 

PHILOSOPHERS:
 

Socrates (470 BC - 399 BC)
 
 

 Socrates :  Simple information on Socrates.

Socrates :  From Encyclopedia.com

Socrates or Socrates -- take your pick.

 THREE EXCERPTS FROM SOCRATES :  From SOCRATES:  Philosophy's Martyr.  Good information.

The Trial of Socrates

Socrates Had it Coming - A commentary on his trial and execution.









Plato :
 
 

 Plato :  Easy to understand information on Plato.

Plato's Biography and More Biography

Plato - Some general information

A short biography of Plato

Plato: Index - Online works of Plato.

An introductory essay on Plato and his dialogues








ARISTOTLE (384 BC- 322 BC)
 
 

 Aristotle : Easy to understand information on Aristotle.

Aristotle - Good basic information

Guide To Philosophers - Aristotle - Introduction -Excellent biography

Aristotle's Politics and Other Works

Aristotle - Poetics

Aristotle - Topics








ZENO (300 BC - 260 BC)
 
 

Zeno of Cittium: founder of Stoicism.
 
 

RULERS/GOVERNMENT:
 
 

The Polis

 Citizenship and the city state

 Inequality and Women in the City-state

 Aristocrats and Non-aristocrats in the City-state
 

 Tyrants of Ancient Greece

 Government in Greece

Law

Administrative Justice In Ancient Greece

 Politics of Sparta
 

GREEK POLITICAL LEADERS - General information on a number of rulers.

The Reforms of Solon

 Pericles : Great information here.

Pericles' Home Page

Overview: The Policies of Pericles

The Democratic Reforms of Cleisthenes

Thucydides: Pericles' Funeral Oration

Solon - A short biography.

Solon: a legislator and reformer in Ancient Athens
 

SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS:
 
 

 Astronomy

 Biology

 Mathematics

Archimedes Home Page
Archimedes

Euclid 

Pythagoras
Thales

Zeno of Elea

CYBERTOURS:
 
 

Ancient Wonders of Greece and the Greek Islands

Ancient City of Athens

 A Virtual Tour of Acropolis

Peloponnese: A Virtual Journey through Morea ****

Ancient Games Virtual Museum

GAMES:
 
 

Role Playing in Ancient Greece - The Canaanite Civilisation
 

Knossos Labyrinth - Students Check out this site.
Explore the Labrinth at your own risk!





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