Sheep graze at the ancient Greek and Roman ruined city of Cyrene in modern-day Shahaat, eastern Libya March 26, 2011. Founded in 4th century BC by Greeks and later Romanised, Cyrene was one of the principal cities in the Hellenic world. Near Cyrene, one of the most important cities of the Hellenic w
EGEE | Reviving Ancient SoundsThe epigonion was played in ancient Greece but actual samples of the instrument has not been recovered. Researchers have recreated the sound of the instrument using illustrations like these and fragments found in archaeological digs.
Getty Images | Athens TodayA photo of Athens and the Acropolis. In ancient Greece, homes often doubled as brothels and drinking establishments, suggests new archaeological research.