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Articles with keyword "ancient greece"

Detail of the Winged Victory of Samothrace

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Searching for the True Origins of the Louvre's Winged Victory

For more than 2,000 years, the Winged Victory of Samothrace has been surrounded in mystery, and still she beguiles.

Mask of Agamemnon

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One-Off

German archaeologist Schliemann had a flare for the sensational find.

Marble statue of Artemis

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How to Worship Artemis and Get Something in Return

Big show on Mount Solmissos

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Money and Power

A Greek historian first noted the connection between wealth and power.

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Streetwise Socrates

A new program offers the humanities as a moral alternative to poverty.

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Fragments of Childhood

The everyday life of Greek children is recounted in a new exhibition.

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The Nature of the Game

Olympic combat events reflect the culture and customs of an ancient society.