The Food of the Ancient Spartans

The Food of the Ancient Spartans

In Sparta, luxury was unheard of. Food for Spartans was a means of survival, not an item of individual choice. The entire population ate in mess halls, which in Ancient Greek were called sistii or lunch clubs .

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Ancient Greece - Vanished Ancient Greek Island Rediscovered in the Aegean Sea

Vanished Ancient Greek Island Rediscovered in the Aegean Sea

26.11.2015074

Archaeologists believe they've found the lost Ancient Greek city of Kane at the bottom of the Aegean Sea. In the past, Kane was of strategic importance in the Peloponnesian War between Athens and Sparta.

Ancient Greece - Scientists: the Golden Fleece Really Did Exist

Scientists: the Golden Fleece Really Did Exist

04.12.20140156

Even today, in West Georgia, there exists a region called the Kingdom of Colchis. Georgian scientists from Tbilisi State University believe that its residents really did possess the Golden Fleece.

Ancient Greece - The most famous Greek myths

The most famous Greek myths

07.12.201209564

Greek myths and legends tell of gods and heroes. The immortality of the gods is maintained drinking nectar and ambrosia. One of the most famous legends is that of Hercules.

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