Tracing inspiration – commemorative coins for the Persian Wars

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Twenty-five centuries ago, the Greek city-states faced their first great threat, not only against their independence, but against their very existence. The threat was the great expeditionary force of the Persian Empire whose aim was to take over the entire … Continue reading


The Antikythera shipwreck

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Who needs another Antikythera post? Apparently I do; I wanted one where all the information would be in one place – precise and concise, with lots of links for further reading. At about 2,000 words, it didn’t turn out as concise as I’d like, … Continue reading