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N.S. Gill

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By N.S. Gill

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • The Death of Pentheus Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Pentheus died a most gruesome death offstage in Eurpides' tragedy.
    • Chinese Dynasties Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Chinese Timeline Dynasties of China.
    • Geography of Ancient Greece Created: Sunday, July 01, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Basic information on the geography of ancient Greece.
    • Dionysus, Dismemberment, and the Origin of Humans Created: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Different versions of the birth of Dionysus.
    • Homeric Hymn to Pythian Apollo Created: Wednesday, December 31, 1969 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      Hymn attributed to Homer in honor of the Apollo who slew the python.
    • Neolithic Period Created: Thursday, December 23, 2004 Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
      The era called Neolithic is also called the new stone age.
    • Aristotle Quotes Created: Thursday, December 16, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A list of Aristotle quotes. Quotations attributed to Aristotle.
    • 9 Muses Created: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The 9 Muses. The names and specialties of the nine Muses.
    • De Bello Gallico Passages for the AP Latin Caesar Liber IV Created: Sunday, July 15, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Passages for the AP Latin Caesar exam from Book IV of Caesar's Gallic Wars (de bello Gallico)." itemprop="description"> Monday, January 12, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Tantalus was a mortal son of the Greek god Zeus.
    • Why Are the Greeks Called Hellenes Created: Monday, November 15, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      How did the Greeks come to be named Hellenes and does that name have anything to do with Helen of Troy?
    • Confucianism - The Thinking of Confucius Created: Friday, April 23, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Confucius was a Chinese philosopher who gained importance after he died for his teaching, known as Confucianism. Learn more about the thinking of Confucius.
    • Patrons - The Roman Social Structure Included Patrons and Their Clients Created: Saturday, April 07, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Patrons was an officially recognized high status position in Roman society.
    • Enuma Elish Created: Thursday, May 13, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The Enuma Elish is a Babylonian creation myth.
    • Paris in the Ancient World: Trojan and Tribal Created: Monday, March 08, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Read about the Trojan prince named Paris or Alexander who is charged with starting the Trojan War.
    • Buildings in the Roman Forum Created: Saturday, June 26, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      A reconstructed image of the Roman Forum.
    • When Were the 10 Christian Persecutions in the Early Church? Created: Tuesday, September 21, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      List of the ten persecutions of Christians in the Early Church.
    • Fast Facts About Ancient Greek Colonies Created: Thursday, November 10, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      An introductory look at and fast facts about the ancient Greek colonies.
    • Emperor Septimius Severus Created: Friday, April 09, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Septimius Severus, the first of the soldier emperors rose improbably from the ranks of soldiers to become a reformer of the military, but at a high cost to the Roman budget"
    • What Are Your Recommendations for Greek Mythology? Created: Thursday, November 23, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      These are my recommendations on mythology books for people interested in learning about mythology.
    • Climate of Iran Created: Monday, June 13, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Library of Congress data on the climate of Iran.
    • Who Are the Lotus Eaters? Created: Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The lotus in Greek mythology. Companions of Odysseus come across the lotus-eaters in the ninth book of the Odyssey.
    • Did Roman Soldiers Eat Meat? Created: Sunday, November 06, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      In 'The Roman Military Diet,' R.W. Davies argues against the idea that unless they were from the provinces, Roman soldiers were vegetarian." itemprop="description" Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Not all creation myths posit human ancestors for mankind.
    • Hades - the Greek God Hades Created: Saturday, December 27, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Information about the Greek god Hades who abducted Persephone and made her the queen of the Underworld.
    • Rome Historical Atlas Created: Monday, April 19, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A list of photo galleries that show maps of Ancient Rome, Italy, and the Roman Empire that are in the public domain.
    • Thor - Norse Thunder God Created: Saturday, May 01, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Basics on the Norse Thunder God Thor.
    • Pyramus and Thisbe, by Thomas Bulfinch Created: Monday, October 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The story of Pyramus and Thisbe, star-crossed lovers made fun of in Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream." itemprop="description"> Thursday, January 18, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Our modern theater owes its origins to the ancient Greeks. Here is a study guide for classical (Greek and Roman) drama (tragedy, comedy, and more).
    • Tale of Troy or Iliad Created: Sunday, April 13, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Tale of Troy is the story behind the Trojan War. The tale of Troy begins with the competition among the three goddesses, which Aphrodite won. The Iliad is the retelling by Homer of a part of the Trojan War.
    • Euripides' 'Medea' Created: Sunday, November 15, 2009 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      A summary of the character of Medea in the Medea tragedy by Euripides.
    • What Are the 12 Labors of Hercules? Created: Wednesday, March 22, 2006 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The 12 Labors of Hercules.

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