What made the Classical civilisations so different?


The great civilisations of Greece and Rome were among the most vibrant that the world has ever seen.
What was their secret?

The dark secret of the classical world was that the Greeks invented money, they were the world’s first market economy. Let’s take a look at the great secret of the ancient world




On to The Overture


What do you know?  Test your knowledge!

How did the spaceman find the leader? How did Ariadne get to Naxos? When did the volcano Thera explode? What did a Minoan town look like? What happened at Troy?
What was the Greek Revolution? Who built the sewers at Athens? How do you get a play put on in Athens? How did Spartan teenagers become good soldiers? Was Alexander the Great Greek?
Who taught the Romans Latin? Who defeated the Romans? How many mistresses did Augustus have? What was the price of a Roman haircut? Why did Rome decline and fall?
                                                                                  On to The Greeks