Introduction This article will discuss how the Ancient Phoenician port city of Sidon played a significant role in creating the history and myths surrounding the ancient seafarers and traders we call the Phoenicians today. We will cover Phoenicia, Sidon’s founding, glass, coin minting, and collecting Sidon coins. Phoenicia Phoenicia was an ancient civilization in the Levant, known todayContinue reading “Sidon: The Phoenician City State”
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Egypt: Land Of The Pharaohs
Introduction This article will briefly cover the timeline of Egypt. The article will cover Ancient Egypts, the Pyramids, Roman and Islamic Egypt, Modern Egypt, and Egyptian coins. Ancient Egypt Ancient Egypt, as we picture it, started around 3100 BCE. It is split up into different periods of time, first starting with The Old Kingdom (2700Continue reading “Egypt: Land Of The Pharaohs”
Sparta: Ancient Greek City State
Introduction This article will briefly cover the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta, Spartan culture, Spartan Warriors, modern Sparta, and coinage. Ancient Greece Ancient Greece is many people’s favorite area of history to study. Unfortunately, the actual locations sometimes get lost in the mix with all the myths and stories surrounding them. Ancient Greece comprised aContinue reading “Sparta: Ancient Greek City State”
Athens: Ancient Greek City State
Introduction This article will briefly cover the Ancient Athenian Greek City States timeline, culture, being the birthplace of democracy, the Parthenon, and Modern Athens. Ancient Greece Ancient Greece is many people’s favorite area of history to study. With all of the myths and stories, the locations themselves sometimes get lost. Greece was a mixture ofContinue reading “Athens: Ancient Greek City State”
Lydia: Where The First Coins Were Minted
Introduction This article will cover where some of the first coins were minted. The article will cover Lydian culture, Lydia’s capital Sardis, King Croesus, and Lydian coins. Lydia Lydia was a kingdom in the area today known as modern Turkey. It reached its peak sometime during the Iron age. Similar to other kingdoms at theContinue reading “Lydia: Where The First Coins Were Minted”
Emanuele Vittorio II: King Of A United Italy
Introduction This article will cover the life of Emanuelle Vittorio II. The article will cover Emanuele Vittorio II early life, being the king of Sardinia, the Unification of Italy, his personal life, and his death. Emanuele Vittorrio II Early Life Emanuelle was born on the 14th of March 1820 in Turin, Italy. He was theContinue reading “Emanuele Vittorio II: King Of A United Italy”
What Is Gold?
Introduction What is Gold? How does natural gold occur? And why have humans been digging it out of the ground for thousands of years? This article will briefly cover how natural gold and gold’s properties. It will also briefly cover the history of silver and the history of gold bullion. Natural Gold Gold is aContinue reading “What Is Gold?”
Ancient Rome: The City Founded By Two Brothers
Introduction This article will briefly cover the whole timeline of the Roman Republic/Empire. While there is way too much to cover in one article, this is meant to be a simple introduction for people new to Roman coins and history. The article will cover Romulus and Remus, Early Rome, the Roman Republic, and the RomanContinue reading “Ancient Rome: The City Founded By Two Brothers”
What Is Silver?
Introduction What is Silver? How does natural silver occur? And why have humans been digging it out of the ground for thousands of years? This article will briefly cover natural silver in nature and silvers properties. It will also briefly cover the history of silver and the history of silver bullion. Natural Silver Silver isContinue reading “What Is Silver?”
Magna Graecia: Greater Greece
Introduction This article will cover Magana Graecia. Also known as greater Greece, the article will cover Magna Graecia’s early Greek colonies, the Greek temples, Greater Greece’s name, and Magna Graecia’s coin minting. The Greek Colonies Starting around 800 BCE, Greek settlers began showing up on the shores of what we know today as Sicily. TheseContinue reading “Magna Graecia: Greater Greece”
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