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Argos

Argos was a major ancient Greek city in the region named after it, the Argolid. Argos is located on the coast and situated on the Peloponnese. In Homer, “Argives” was used as a general term to refer to all Greeks. The modern city of Argos features an archaeological museum that is well worth visiting.

Cleobis and Biton

Cleobis and Biton

The story of the Argive youths Cleobis and Biton gives an idea of how different the ancient Greek world view was from our own.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The Battle of the Champions

The Battle of the Champions

One of the most interesting battles mentioned by the Greek historian Herodotus is perhaps the “Battle of the Champions”, fought between the Spartans and the Argives.

Written by Josho Brouwers

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