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16 08, 2017

History of friendship

By |2019-06-24T23:19:55-07:00August 16th, 2017|People|0 Comments

Gilgamesh and his friend Enkidu fight a monster, on an Assyrian cylinder seal from the 600s BC Why were friends important? Friends were very important to people in the ancient and medieval world. Indian friendship Friendship in ancient Greece Because there were not so many police or lawyers or judges then, people often [...]

9 07, 2017

Damon and Pythias – an ancient Greek friendship

By |2019-09-13T06:45:59-07:00July 9th, 2017|Greeks|15 Comments

Places Damon and Pythias might have been: The Greek theater at Syracuse in Sicily Best friends in Sicily According to the Greek story, Damon and Pythias grew up in Sicily, and they were always best friends. Friendship in ancient Greece More Greek literature All our Ancient Greece articles One day when the two [...]