11 hours ago · Calabria. Calabria ( US: / kəˈleɪbriə, - ˈlɑːb -/   ), is a region in Southern Italy. It is bordered by Basilicata to the north, the Gulf of Taranto to the east, the Ionian Sea to the south, the Strait of Messina to the southwest, which separates it from Sicily, and the Tyrrhenian Sea to the west.
1 day ago · Linnaeus, 1758  Range map of the hippopotamus. Historic range is in red while current range is in green.  The hippopotamus ( / ˌhɪpəˈpɒtəməs / HIP-ə-POT-ə-məs;  Hippopotamus amphibius ), also called the hippo, common hippopotamus, or river hippopotamus, is a large semiaquatic mammal native to sub-Saharan Africa.
11 hours ago · The oldest mention of the Slavic ethnonym is the 6th century AD Procopius, writing in Byzantine Greek, using various forms such as Sklaboi (Σκλάβοι), Sklabēnoi (Σκλαβηνοί), Sklauenoi (Σκλαυηνοί), Sthlabenoi (Σθλαβηνοί), or Sklabinoi (Σκλαβῖνοι), while his contemporary Jordanes refers to the Sclaveni in Latin.
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1 day ago · Nice was probably founded around 350 BC by colonists from the Greek city of Phocaea in western Anatolia. It was given the name of Níkaia ( Νίκαια) in honour of a victory over the neighbouring Ligurians (people from the northwest of Italy, probably the Vediantii kingdom); Nike ( Νίκη) was the Greek goddess of victory.
11 hours ago · The Seleucid Empire ( / sɪˈljuːsɪd /;  Ancient Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Σελευκιδῶν, Basileía tōn Seleukidōn) was a Greek state   in West Asia that existed during the Hellenistic period from 312 BC to 63 BC.
1 day ago · The Hellenistic period spans the period of Mediterranean history between the death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC and the emergence of the Roman Empire, as signified by the Battle of Actium in 31 BC  and the conquest of Ptolemaic Egypt the following year.  The period of Greece prior to the Hellenistic era is known as Classical Greece ...