Map of the Roman Empire, 350 CE
A map of the Roman Empire, circa 350 CE, showing its Dioceses, the administrative divisions of the late Roman Empire. The diocese was introduced by emperor Diocletian to supplant the province as administrative unit of the empire.
Greek Trireme [Illustration]
Model of a Greek Trireme. Displayed at Deutsches Museum, Munich, Germany.
The Dolmens of Sicily
It is a well-known fact that Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean sea, went through a quite complex prehistoric period. So much so that it is difficult to navigate through the muddle of people that have followed each other over...
Map of Eastern Mediterranean in 1450 CE
Geopolitical climate in the Eastern Mediterranean before the conquest of Constantinople in 1453 CE.
The Celtic Invasion of Greece
Between the 5th and 4th centuries BCE, Celtic tribes moved en masse into southern Europe, intent on seizing land and wealth to feed their swelling numbers. As these tribes began crossing the Alps, they came into conflict with the Romans and...
Empires of the Mediterranean, 218 BCE.
A map showing the various empires throughout the Mediterranean in 218 BCE.
The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC
The Assyrian Empire and the Region about the Eastern Mediterranean, 750-625 BC.
Mediterranean Map from the novel The Jericho River.
History of the Phoenicians: The Maritime Superpowers of the Mediterranean
The Phoenicians were the maritime superpowers of the Mediterranean. Their culture flourished and was at its most powerful between 1500 and 332 BCE when Alexander the Great entered the region and decimated the cities and their populations...
The Roman Empire in West Africa
At its fullest extent, the Roman Empire stretched from around modern-day Aswan, Egypt at its southernmost point to Great Britain in the north but the influence of the Roman Empire went far beyond even the borders of its provinces as a result...