Livius

The Livius.org website offers information on ancient history. There are currently 3998 pages. You will also find more than 9,500 original illustrations. You can search to find what you are looking for or browse through the articles using categories or tags; the articles listed after the map are just the most recent ones. If you are looking for the old pages on the Mesopotamian Chronicles, go here.

Cleombrotus

Cleombrotus (Greek: Κλεόμβροτος): Spartan prince from the Agiad Dynasty, in 480/479 BCE regent of his nephew Pleistarchus.

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Pillars of Heracles

Pillars of Heracles (Greek: Ἡράκλειαι Στῆλαι): ancient name for the narrow strait that connected the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, identical to the modern Strait of Gibraltar.

This page was created on 4 December 2018.

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Leonidas

Leonidas (Greek Λεωνίδας): king of Sparta from the Agiad dynasty (r.488-480), killed in action in the battle of Thermopylae. 

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Beyond Anreppen

Anreppen: site of a Roman military base on the banks of the river Lippe. There must have been another base in the neighborhood.

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Corinthian League

Corinthian League (338 BCE): confederation of Greek cities, meant by king Philip of Macedonia to control Greece, and used by Alexander the Great in his war against the Achaemenid Empire.

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Black Sea

Black Sea: Sea between Europa and Asia, in Antiquity called Πόντος Εὔξεινος or Pontus Euxinus, "hospitable sea". It was surrounded by Scythia in the north, Thrace in the southwest, Anatolia in the south, and Colchis in the southeast. Its main outlet was the Bosphorus.

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