In ancient Greece, violent internal conflict between border neighbors and war with foreign invaders was a way of life, and Greeks were considered premier warriors. Sparta, specifically, had an army of the most feared warriors in the ancient world.
Pompeii: The Mystery Of People Frozen In Time - History Documentary In a one off landmark drama documentary for BBC One, Dr Margaret Mountford presents Pompeii: The Mystery Of The People Frozen In Time.
Egyptology as an academic discipline did not fully emerge until the nineteenth century with the translation of the Rosetta Stone. Yet interest, both amateur and academic, in Egyptian civilization and culture goes back as far as the Ancient Greeks.