• Delphi


    In our postmodern times, most people regard prophecy with a great deal of scepticism. This was not the case in the ancient Greek world. People frequently consulted an oracle to know what to do in […]

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  • Corinth (2)

    Corinth (2)

    In our last article we saw how Corinth was rebuilt as a Roman city. The construction was instigated by Julius Caesar making it quite different to Greek cities in the region. Old temples were restored […]

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  • Corinth (1)

    Corinth (1)

    Early history Corinth, or more accurately Korinthos, is a very ancient city, thought to have been inhabited from 900BC onwards. Homer records in The Iliad (690BC)—alluding to the mythical origins of Corinth—the list of ships […]

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  • Athens (4)

    Athens (4)

    The Epicurians In the previous article we considered some of the overlap of the Bible with the Stoick doctrines. In this article we will briefly consider the Epicurean doctrines. The Epicureans, like other philosophers, liked […]

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  • Athens (3)

  • Athens

  • Athens

  • Miletus

  • Philippi (2)

  • Philippi (1)

  • Berea

  • Thessalonica

  • Amphipolis

  • Neapolis – Kavala

  • Mytilene

  • Assos

  • Samothraki

  • Rhodes

  • Samos

  • The Island of Kos