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This model shows the Athenian Acropolis as it might have looked on the eve of Xerxes’ invasion - 480 BCE.
|Acropolis, Xerxes, Pillage, Plunder, Persian Wars||view|
The "Tyrannicides" - statues of Harmodios and Aristogeiton. Xerxes took them from Athens to his capital at Susa.
|Tyrannicides, Harmodios, Aristogeiton, Plunder, Pillage, Xerxes||view|
|XERXES AND THE MOUNT ATHOS CANAL||
The construction of Xerxes' canal across the base of mount Athos is the type of hybristic engineering project which Plato's Atlanteans, themselves...
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Xerxes, Canal, hybris, hubris||view|
|XERXES AT THE HELLESPONT||
Herodotus' description of Xerxes' bridging of the Hellespont show us the combination of ambitious engineering projects with out-of-control...
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Xerxes, hybris, Ancient Greek, Persian Wars, Ancient history||view|
This link takes you to an article in World Archaeology about Xerxes' canal.
|Atlantis, Plato, Herodotus, Xerxes, Persian Wars, hybris, Archaeology||view|