Seven Hills Of Athens

Athens is full of hills! They offer spectacular views of the city and the surrounding area  and 3 of them are actually archaeological sites of major importance! So, here’s  seven of the most exciting hills of Athens: Lycabettus A favorite for both locals and tourists. Towering 300 meters (almost 1000 ft)  above Athens it offersContinue reading “Seven Hills Of Athens”

Ultimate Girl Power

The trireme The foundation of Athens’ power was her formidable navy. While most other Greek city-states could only afford a couple of dozen triremes, the Athenian Navy could deploy more than 200 triremes (!) We’re lucky enough to have full catalogs of names of warships of the Navy of Ancient Athens. Check out some ofContinue reading “Ultimate Girl Power”

HOW CAN A COUPLE BE HAPPY?

A secret that can keep your relationship healthy and happy (from the 5th c. BC) Perhaps the most famous woman of classical Athens was Aspasia, wife of Pericles. Aspasia presents us with the best solution for a couple to find happiness together: Neither will be happy, Aspasia says, as long as they both desire anContinue reading “HOW CAN A COUPLE BE HAPPY?”