Greek myths contain information from the Neolithic Age – An example from Pindar

In this post we present and analyze two excerpts from Pindar the lyric poet. Continue reading “Greek myths contain information from the Neolithic Age – An example from Pindar”

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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