Ancient Mediterranean Index Of Events

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Sardis

Sardis - Sardis was the ancient capital of King Croesus of Lydia.  Next to nothing is known about the city before h...

Sicilian Campaign (413 B.C.)

Sicilian Campaign (413 B.C.) - The Athenian expedition which more or less sealed Sparta's victory in the Peloponnesi...

Statue of Zeus

Statue of Zeus - One of the Seven Ancient Wonders of the World and the only one on the Greek Peninsula.  It was bui...

Syracuse

Syracuse - Syracuse was a Greek colony founded around 733 B.C. by a Corinthian named Archias.  It eventually grew i...