The cemetery at the site of Triantafyllia in Livanates (6th-2nd c. BC)

The cemetery at the site of Triantafyllia in Livanates (6th-2nd c. BC)

This paper focuses mainly on the burial practices of the cemetery at the site of Triantafyllia Livanates in Opuntian Locris by presenting the particular practice of burying the dead exclusively in jars.
The “tokens” (tesserae) of Palmyra

The “tokens” (tesserae) of Palmyra

The “tokens” of Palmyra are an unusual category of ancient artifacts. They are different shaped tiles, almost exclusively ceramic, bearing embossed images, usually on both sides.
The thermal baths of Methana

The thermal baths of Methana

One of the most interesting facts about the district’s bathing facilities is the traditional main building of the Methana thermal baths, designed by the well known architect E. Ziller.
Conflict between the Rhodians  and Lycians in the light of Homer’s Iliad

Conflict between the Rhodians and Lycians in the light of Homer’s Iliad

Homer’s Iliad and specifically the episode of the duel between Sarpedon and Tlepolemus uses mythology and the epic to reflect the conflict between Rhodians and Lycians which had already begun in the Mycenaean era.
Man’s perception of time

Man’s perception of time

The views expressed by Aristotle the philosopher regarding the nature of time, a natural quantity that mankind has tried to define since time immemorial.
Charioteers in the sanctuary of Poseidon at Onchestos

Charioteers in the sanctuary of Poseidon at Onchestos

According to Apollodorus and Pausanias, even prior to the Trojan war, chariot races took place in Onchestos in honour of Poseidon. Is this perhaps related to a pair of bronze masterpieces that adorn the National Archaeological Museum?
The carved wooden templon of Panaghia Limnia in Skiathos

The carved wooden templon of Panaghia Limnia in Skiathos

The church of Panaghia, situated in the centre of the Limniot quarter, was built in 1829. The church’s interior takes the visitor by surprise.
Prominent educational institutions in 19th century Athens

Prominent educational institutions in 19th century Athens

Varvakeion plays an important part among the public buildings of 19th century Athens, constantly appearing in various state documents and writings by architects. The present article examines the reasons for this interest.
The conical sundial in the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

The conical sundial in the Archaeological Museum of Piraeus

It was an everyday occurrence in Ancient Greece to use sundials in fine weather to calculate the passage of time.
Changes in the urban landscape of 19th century Patras

Changes in the urban landscape of 19th century Patras

In the 19h century, Patras is a constantly changing city, an urban landscape where historical, social and economic changes take place.
The Sculptures of the Tumulus Kasta near Amphipolis (Part 2)

The Sculptures of the Tumulus Kasta near Amphipolis (Part 2)

Antonio Corso gives a full account of the Amphipolis finds providing a scholarly interpretation of them.
The Goblins (Kαλικάντζαροι) of the Twelve days of Christmas

The Goblins (Kαλικάντζαροι) of the Twelve days of Christmas

Goblins are happy, naughty demons that temporarily left their home in the depths of the earth and climbed to its surface to tease the humans.
The Sculptures of the Tumulus Kasta near Amphipolis (Part 1)

The Sculptures of the Tumulus Kasta near Amphipolis (Part 1)

Antonio Corso gives a full account of the Amphipolis finds providing a scholarly interpretation of them.
The history of Chios seen through the exhibits of its Archaeological Museum

The history of Chios seen through the exhibits of its Archaeological Museum

The history of the island seen through the most important exhibits of the Archaeological Museum of Chios; from the Early Neolithic when caves were first inhabited, up to progress made in the field of medicine in historic times.
Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 4)

Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 4)

Nubian Byzantinisms: D. Zielinska on Nubian Christian iconography from a Byzantine perspective.
Bronze Age and Early Iron Age handmade pottery from Central Epirus

Bronze Age and Early Iron Age handmade pottery from Central Epirus

After recording and classifying the material in categories, seven of these were recognized; ceramics with decoration that was plastic, incised, impressed, monochrome, orange red, matt painted and orange red with written black polished decoration.
Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 3)

Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 3)

"Nubia was an integral part of the Byzantine ecumene. Thanks to their ambitious rulers, the Nubian kingdoms formed a part of the Mediterranean world", Artur Obłuski about contacts between the Greco-Roman world and Nubia.
The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 6)

The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 6)

Excavation data of Kremasti supports the diverse use of space in settlements of the Late Neolithic period.
Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 2)

Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 2)

This paper reviews models of political economy and negotiations of power through regional exchange systems and long distance trade at the Meroitic state.
The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 5)

The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 5)

Interpretation of the Kremasti ditches should not focus on the form they present today, neither should they be seen as a large community work constructed at a given moment in time to serve a specific need.
Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 1)

Sudan Archaeology from a Greco-Roman Perspective (Part 1)

The special issue on Sudan archaeology from a Greco-Roman perspective begins with an article about the Hellenistic burial traditions in Meroe.
The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 4)

The Neolithic settlement of Toumba Kremasti Koilada (Part 4)

Contemporary research now places pits at the centre of archaeological interest, estimating that they are a subject of utmost importance in understanding Neolithic settlements.
A Themistian achievement. In tune with imperial propaganda

A Themistian achievement. In tune with imperial propaganda

Themistius kept himself centre stage in the political and cultural life of the capital city of the Eastern Roman Empire. What was it about his work that attracted imperial attention and admiration and sometimes even unrestrained enthusiasm?
The Neolithic settlement of “Toumba Kremastis Koiladas” (Part 3)

The Neolithic settlement of “Toumba Kremastis Koiladas” (Part 3)

The rescue excavation at Toumba Kremastis Koiladas brought to light 462 pits that were studied for their dimensions, construction features, inside stratigraphy and content.
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