Links for Chapter 4
Trial of the Hellenes: The Ancient Greeks
On the Greeks
For the Greeks in general read from: HellasNet;
Also of value, The Ancient Greek World, The Greeks: The Cradle of Civilization.
For sources see The Perseus Project; Attalus; Internet Ancient History Sourcebook; Internet Classics Archive.
Ancient Greece the British Museum explains the era and people using pictures and short explanations.
Sparta Reconsidered built from the research by a novelist.
The Democratic Experiment: Brief article on unique aspects of Athenian democracy.
On the Persian Wars
Aeschylus’ “The Persians”: richly illustrated short articles explaining the play and its historical origins and context.
Dr. J's Illustrated Persian Wars : page with some pictures.
The House of Ptolemy: lots of information on Hellenistic and later Egypt.
Ancient Greek Theater: informative page on the basics with links to plays.
The Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games: from the Penn State museum site.