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Hymns to Athens

These are public domain translations of ancient hymns to the Greek goddess Athena....More...

The Play Within the Play

Midsummer Night's Dream owes much to Ovid, particularly his story of the transformation of the mulberry, aka Pyramus and Thisbe. Comparison of Ovid's 'Metamorphoses' and Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream.'...More...

Erechtheum

Here are pictures of the ruins of the Erechtheum temple in Athens....More...

PENATES

Penates were the Roman household gods along with Vesta and Lar. Penates were guardians of the storeroom (penus) which stood next to the atrium. There were two Penates....More...

The Duel That Changed American History

The most famous duel fought on American soil was undoubtedly that between sitting Vice President Aaron Burr and Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. It was a duel that very likely changed th...More...

World War II: M26 Pershing

The M26 Pershing tank was developed during World War II for the US Army. Entering service in 1945, small numbers of M26 Pershings saw combat in Europe. The M26 Pershing was retained after the conflict and later saw battle during the Korean War....More...

Eland #1

A collection of stencils of Southern African rock art animals....More...

Democracy in Plato

In Plato's Protagoras, it is argued that not everyone may be wise, but even so, everyone should have the right to vote (in a democracy)....More...