Do only birds fly?

"There is nothing sweeter than to fly" We like to watch birds fly and we have tried to copy them. And in myth gods and other entities are able to fly. Here are some passages from the ancient world about flying that is not by birds. Read more

Gallery: Chariots and Transportation

This gallery displays different means of transportation used by the Ancient Greeks: chariots, horses, ships. Chariot were also associated with funerals. In the following passage, Achilles is honoring Patroklos: 'But Achilles would not let the Myrmidons go, and spoke to his brave comrades saying, “Myrmidons, famed horsemen and my own trusted friends, not yet, I say, let us unyoke, but with horse and chariot draw near to the body and… Read more