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Stele of the Vultures

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Stele of the Vultures

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This ancient stele, dated to between ca. 2600 and 2350 BC, is a key piece of evidence in the history of warfare.

Racing: an enduring legacy

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Racing: an enduring legacy

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Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.

A votive relief from Rhodes

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A votive relief from Rhodes

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A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.

Symphony X's Odyssey

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Symphony X's Odyssey

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American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.

The Pillars of Hercules

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The Pillars of Hercules

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The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.

The Argo

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The Argo

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In Greek mythology, the Argo is a unique vessel as it has been endowed with the ability to speak.

Roman cataract surgery

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Roman cataract surgery

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The Romans possessed the knowledge and technical skill necessary to treat cataracts to a decent extent.