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Attalid Dynasty
Definition by Donald L. Wasson

Attalid Dynasty

The Attalid Dynasty ruled an empire from their capital at Pergamon during the 3rd and 2nd century BCE. Fighting for their place in the turbulent world following the death of Alexander the Great, the Attalids briefly flourished with Pergamon...
The Hellenistic World: The World of Alexander the Great
Article by Joshua J. Mark

The Hellenistic World: The World of Alexander the Great

The Hellenistic World (from the Greek word Hellas for Greece) is the known world after the conquests of Alexander the Great and corresponds roughly with the Hellenistic Period of ancient...
The Eastern Perspective on the Trinity
Article by John S. Knox

The Eastern Perspective on the Trinity

All too often, the Eastern perspective on the Trinity is mistakenly overlooked by Western society in the study of Church History. This is unfortunate, for men like Gregory of Nazianzus (329–390 CE) and John of Damascus (676–749...
Shiva - The God Of Destruction
Video by TheGodsOfIndia

Shiva - The God Of Destruction

Shiva, one of the God Heads in the Trimurti (or trinity) is the most powerful and complex God in the Hindu religion. Shiva is the destructive force in life, but Shiva dissolves to leave room for creation. Watch the video to find out more...
Knossos Crete - The palace of Knossos - ancient
Video by loraraan

Knossos Crete - The palace of Knossos - ancient

Knossos nearby Heraklion Crete. Shot by HD-video. The great ancient Minoan palace was built gradually between 1700 and 1400 BC, with periodic rebuildings after destruction. Go and vist Crete your self. Video-editing, background music etc...
Seleucid Silver Tetradrachm Depicting an Elephant
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Seleucid Silver Tetradrachm Depicting an Elephant

This silver tetradrachm coin belonged to Seleucos I. It depicts a striding elephant. Reign of Seleucos I Nicator, 305-281 BCE. Minted in modern-day Iran. Donated by Richard Payne Knight. (The British Museum, London).
Tetradrachm Coin from Seleucid Syria
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Tetradrachm Coin from Seleucid Syria

This is a silver tetradrachm coin. Reign of Seleucos I Nicator, 305-281 BCE. From Seleucid Syria. Donated by the Bank of England. (The British Museum, London).
Dolphin Fresco, Knossos, Crete
Image by Mark Cartwright

Dolphin Fresco, Knossos, Crete

A detail of the dolphin fresco, the Minoan palace of Knossos, Crete, (1700-1450 BCE)
Jadeite Olmec Mask
Image by Mary Harrsch (Photographed at the Dallas Museum of Art)

Jadeite Olmec Mask

A mask of jadeite from the Olmec civilization of the Gulf coast, Mesoamerica, 900-500 BCE. Provenance: Rio Pesquero, Mexico. (Dallas Museum of Art)
Athenian Silver Tetradrachm
Image by Mark Cartwright

Athenian Silver Tetradrachm

Silver tetradrachm from Athens, 479-454 BCE. O: Head of Athena. R: Owl and olive branch.