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Thessalonica
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Thessalonica

Thessalonica (also Thessalonike) was an ancient city of Macedon in northern Greece which today is the city of Thessaloniki. Made capital of the Roman province of Macedon, the city flourished due to its location on the major trade route to...
Pyrrhus
Definitionby Mark Cartwright

Pyrrhus

Pyrrhus (also Pyrrhos or Phyrrhus, c. 319 - 272 BCE ) was the king of Epirus in northern Greece between 306 and 302 BCE and again between 297 and 272 BCE. Winning great victories against the armies of Macedon and Rome, he is considered one...
Demetrius I of Macedon
Imageby Carole Raddato

Demetrius I of Macedon

Marble portrait bust of Demetrius I of Macedon, also called Poliorcetes, "The Besieger" (336-283 BCE), Roman copy from the 1st century CE of a Greek original from the 3rd century BCE (Naples National Archaeological Museum).
Hypaspist
Definitionby Donald L. Wasson

Hypaspist

The hypaspists were a type of infantry soldier who served as a vital part of the Macedonian armies of both Philip II and his son and heir Alexander III, better known to most as Alexander the Great. They became an invaluable piece of an infantry...
Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Silver Tetradrachm of Demetrius I of Macedon

Silver tetradrachm from Macedonia, reign of Demetrius I of Macedon, 306-283 BCE. O: Nike blowing a trumpet on a ship's brow. R: Poseidon with trident. The coin was minted to commemorate Demetrius' victory over Ptolemy I at Salamis near Cyprus...
Perseus of Macedon
Imageby Mark Cartwright

Perseus of Macedon

Perseus of Macedon (c. 212-166 BCE), silver tetradrachm. (Numismatics Museum, Athens)
Battles of the Roman Republic
Collectionby Mark Cartwright

Battles of the Roman Republic

In this collection we look at some of the most significant battles that shaped the history of the Roman Republic. There were defeats such as at Allia River to the Celts in 390 BCE or at Cannae in 216 BCE when the Carthaginians led by Hannibal...
Hephaestion Votive
Imageby Jeanne Reames

Hephaestion Votive

Votive statue to the "Hero Hephaestion" dated to the last quarter of the 4th century CE, found in Pella. Picture taken from Thessaloniki Museum
Faces of Roman Emperors: Imperial Crisis & the Barracks Emperors
Image Galleryby Arienne King

Faces of Roman Emperors: Imperial Crisis & the Barracks Emperors

A series of facial reconstructions of Roman emperors during the Crisis of the Third Century (235-284 CE), including the Gordian Emperors. These so-called "Barracks emperors" seized power during a time of turmoil, and their reigns...
Hellenistic Period
Lessonby Patrick Goodman

Hellenistic Period

We have prepared one lesson plan including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Open questions adaptable for debates, presentations, and essays Recommended resources to provide you and your students with...