Ancient Greece
February 21, 2009 9:24 AM   Subscribe

Explore the History of the Ancient Greek World from the Neolithic to the Classical Period. Covering important topics, such as Art and Architecture, Mythology, Wars, Culture and Society, Poetry, Olympics, History Periods, Philosophy, Playwrights, Kings and Rulers of Ancient Greece.
posted by netbros (3 comments total) 21 users marked this as a favorite
Was this mess auto-translated? It's about as readable as an illiterate child's school book report. From the first page I looked at:

Athens requested help from Sparta but was not entertained because the Spartans were not allowed to leave the city because of some religious reasons. So the only coalition was with the Plataeans, who as an ally of Athens since a long time.

The Battle of Marathon was a big blow to the Persians who were such a powerful rulers. While the Ionian revolt and their weakness at the sea were one of the reasons, which were a threat to their power, Battle of Marathon was an indication to weakening hold on Western part of their holdings.
posted by nicwolff at 10:49 AM on February 21, 2009

I tried to find the site's (ultimately nonexistent) poetry section by doing a quick search for "Pindar." Just as I entered the "n," the window abruptly changed to an ad for Help Build the Foundations of Apparently, I could contribute by "Signing Up on" and "Upload Essay on the Ancient Greek World," and in return I would "recieve email notification including activation for free 100 SMS credits."

I clicked the About Us button. University Press Inc. assured me that it "are dedicated to providing online source of information on the Ancient Greek World. Offering a Forum for like minded people to discuss topics, for students to submit essays for review and comments." And they do not promote the selling of essays or related. Would WORLDNEWS or sponsor them if they did?

All that said, the 360 degree statue views are pretty good.
posted by Iridic at 11:10 AM on February 21, 2009

Nicwolff, you need to read those sentences in Borat's voice. Then you will appreciate their brilliance.
posted by Clandestine Outlawry at 4:07 PM on February 21, 2009

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