ancient Greece

  • Infrared imaging gives new insight into Plato

    Ancient Greek text recovered through new approach.

    A new method called shortwave infrared hyperspectral imaging is revealing ancient Greek words written on the back of ...

    Engineering October 6, 2019
  • Cremation in ancient Greece

    Historian Thucydides may have played loose with the facts.

    The story of the long conflict between Sparta and Athens in the fourth century BCE is considered one of the foundatio...

    People April 14, 2019
  • Deciphering the Roman red dust

    Greek and Roman writers record the use of a substance.

    From ancient Greek and Roman source texts it is possible to conclude that in the classical world a mineral, a powder ...

    Archaeology October 10, 2018
  • Cretan Labyrinth investigation

    The Labyrinth of Crete never built?

    Since the late nineteenth century, archaeologists, documentary-makers and novelists have asserted that the Cretan Lab...

    Archaeology August 29, 2018
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