Mythological and social narrations from India, recorded by Diodorus Siculus; Dionysus, Hercules and the castes system

In this post we present and discuss Indian Mythological and social narrations, recorded during the first century B.C. by Diodorus Siculus. Continue reading “Mythological and social narrations from India, recorded by Diodorus Siculus; Dionysus, Hercules and the castes system”

The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 2: Arcadians & Hercules’ expedition to the West

Here we present selected excerpts from Dionysius of Halicarnassus’ book ‘The Roman Antiquities‘ (The Loeb Classical Library). Apparently, there had been hardly any doubt for Dionysius and the majority of ancient Greek and Roman historians up to his time (1st century B.C.) that the Romans were a nation of mostly Greek origin/genealogy. Continue reading “The Greek origin of the Romans – Part 2: Arcadians & Hercules’ expedition to the West”

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