16 Historical Characters From Ancient Mythology Who Actually Existed In Real Life
16 Historical Characters From Ancient Mythology Who Actually Existed In Real Life

16 Historical Characters From Ancient Mythology Who Actually Existed In Real Life

Steve - June 29, 2019

Where do we find this stuff? Here are our sources:

“Who Was Semiramis of Assyria? Founder, Seductress, Warrior Queen”, Christian Djurslev, History Hit, 12 Mar 2019

“The Amazon Women: Is There Any Truth Behind the Myth?”, Amanda Foreman, Smithsonian Magazine, April 2014

“Who Was The Real Robin Hood?”, J. Rubén Valdés Miyares, National Geographic Channel, Published February 6, 2019

“Biography of Imhotep, Ancient Egyptian Architect, Philosopher, God”, K. Kris Hirst, ThoughtCo, October 29, 2019

“Hyperboreans: Myth and History in Celtic-Hellenic Contacts”, Timothy M. Bridgman, Studies in Classics (2005)

“Adventures in Unhistory: Conjectures on the Factual Foundations of Several Ancient Legends”, Avram Davidson, Tor Books (2006)

“The Quest for Merlin”, Nikolai Tolstoy, Hamish Hamilton Publishing (1985)

“Merlin: A Casebook”, Peter H. Goodrich, Routledge Publishing (2004)

“The Penguin Book of Classical Myths”, Jenny March, Penguin Books (2008)

“The Histories”, Herodotus, Penguin Books

“A Critical History of Early Rome: From Prehistory to the First Punic War”, Gary Forsythe, University of California Press (2006)

“Myths and Legends”, Neil Phillip, Dorling Kindersley Publishing (1999)

“The Iliad”, Homer translated by A.T. Murray, Harvard University Press (1924)

“The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women Across the Ancient World”, Adrienne Mayor, Princeton University Press (2014)

“The Real Amazons”, Joshua Rothman, The New Yorker (October 17, 2014)

“The Greek Myths: The Complete and Definitive Edition”, Robert Graves, Penguin Publishing (2011)

“Greek Pottery and Gordion Chronology”, Keith DeVries, in “The Archaeology of Midas and the Phrygians: Recent Work at Gordion”, Lisa Kealhofer, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (2005)

“The Vikings”, Robert Wernick, Time-Life Books (1979)

“A History of Greece”, J.B. Bury and Russell Meiggs, MacMillan Press (1975)

“The Republic”, Plato translated by Desmond Lee, Penguin Books (1955)

“Worlds of Arthur: Facts and Fictions of the Dark Ages”, Guy Halsall, Oxford University Press (2013)

“King Arthur: The Making of the Legend”, Nicholas J. Higham, Yale University Press (2018)

“Sammu-Ramat and Semiramis: The Inspiration and the Myth”, Jan van der Crabben, Ancient History Encyclopaedia (2009)

“Robin Hood: The English Outlaw Unmasked”, David Baldwin, Amberley Publishing (2010)

“Robin Hood: Outlaw and Greenwood Myth”, Fran Doel and Geoff Doel, Tempus Publishing (2000)

“The Beginnings of Rome: Italy and Rome From the Bronze Age to the Punic Wars”, T.J. Cornell, Routledge (1995)

“The Egyptian Philosophers: Ancient African Voices from Imhotep to Akhenaten”, Molefi Kete Asante, African American Images (2000)

“The Jesus Puzzle: Did Christianity Begin with a Mythical Christ – Challenging the Existence of a Historical Jesus”, Earl Doherty, Age of Reason Publications (2005)

“The Christ Myth”, Arthur Drews and Deslisle C. Burns, Prometheus (1998)

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