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

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