Images and Maps
Note: Map links seem to change constantly. These were good as recently as
Links to timelines etc. still working.
Images and Maps for Homeric Epic
Iliad: Major cities of the
Odyssey: The Returns of the
the Trojan War from classical (i.e. post-Homeric) art.
map of the Greek world.
1350 BC: Greece and the East near the end of the heroic age: The Great Kingdoms
of the High Bronze Age.
1300 BC: The Confederacy of Achaeans against Troy (= Ilios)
Map for the
1350. The Trojan
war (ca. 1187 BCE) seen from the East's point of view.
Very Good General map of Archaic Greece
and Asia Minor, containing Athens, Mycee, Pylos, Troy, etc.
Other resources on Homer
capsule summary of Troy and its archaeology
Remarks on Homeric
similes and epic style
Images and Maps for Hebrew Bible
important dates in the history of Jerusalem
Map of the Near
East just before the time of Abraham's migration
Israel and its
neighbors around the time Genesis written
Other resources on Bible
Brief, Good General History of
Canaanites and Others
Images and Maps for Greek Tragedy
Theater of Dionysus: Orchestra and seats: 1 and 2
Acropolis, aerial view (theater
in upper left)
The great Victory: map of the Persian Empire compared with Greece: 1 and 2
Map: The Athenian
Empire at the time of Sophocles.
Other resources for Greek Tragedy
Good background on Greek Tragedy (The
dramatic Festivals, the Theater, dramatic stucture).
Images and Maps for Roman and Christian
323. The Conquests
of Alexander the Great
270: A rising Rome
prepares to square off against Carthage.
25 B.C. Rome after the
Victory of Octavian at Actium.
53-55 AD. St.
Paul's Third Journey.
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