The phalanx formation was a military formation of the Greek heavy infantry.
The marathon running event was instituted in commemoration of the run of a Greek soldier after the Battle of Marathon, fought between the Athenian and the...
The battle of the Greek-Persian War became famous for the heroic sacrifice of the Spartan soldiers.
Soldiers of the ancient Macedonian Kingdom were dreaded warriors.
Archimedes was one of the most brilliant Greek scholars of ancient times, who made his mark with military inventions as well.
The Greek fleet owed their success to their good tactics and their fast and easily manoeuvrable ships.
A bireme is a type of ancient warship, with a characteristic pointed bow and two decks of oars, used by many armies.
The army of Alexander the Great successfully deployed siege towers in its attacks against fortifications.
The Olympic Games, held in the town every 4th year after 776 BC made it one of the centres of ancient Greece.
Ancient Persian monarchs were famous for the size of their empire and their wealth.
King Darius as well as Xerxes built pontoon bridges across the Bosphorus for the Persian army.
The excellent archers were feared members of the Persian army
The legendary ruler and military leader, Alexander the Great, established a vast empire.
The world's most famous citadel, the Acropolis of Athens was built in the 5th century BC, during the Age of Pericles.
Mercenaries of the ancient Roman army were well-trained and well equipped with the most up-to-date weapons.
The Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology were as diverse as humans.