The Samnites

The Samnites were a tribe in the early time of Italy. They lived around 350 B.C., and were neighbors with the Romans. The Samnites wanted to increase their territory but what they didn't know was that they were expanding into another tribes territory, which was ruled by the Romans. The Romans had been allies with … Continue reading The Samnites

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The Poeple’s King: Servius Tullius

Servius Tullius  became king differently because most kings are selected by the  Senate, but not him. He became king because of the way  he treated the people so well, he gained their trust and love.  He then became king in 578 B.C.  The cool thing  about Servius was that he was a slave before he … Continue reading The Poeple’s King: Servius Tullius

The 15 years war

After the Persian empire was defeated the Greeks allied with the states of Greece.  Sparta did not want to be apart of this so they left.  Sparta and Athens had small arguments over the years which led to big tension.  In 459 B.C. war had begun between Athens and Sparta, Megara and Corinth also had … Continue reading The 15 years war

Archimedes

My teacher, Dr. Bradly Fish, said "No study of the mathematicians and scientists would  be complete without Archimedes."  Arcimedes was well known and very much recognized for his achievements.  He was born in Syracuse on the island of Sicily 287-212BC. One day he wanted to count the sand.  He wanted to figure out how many … Continue reading Archimedes

Athens or Sparta?

Would you rather live in Athens or Sparta? In Athens you could have the 'sweet life' of getting married, having a having a family and  children, and wealth.  In Athens, the women mostly went out and would spend their time in the markets with other women, even though they were married.  Women could get married … Continue reading Athens or Sparta?