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Josho Brouwers

Josho Brouwers

Editor-in-Chief

Josho Brouwers studied Archaeology & Prehistory (2005) at the VU University Amsterdam. At the same institution, he also wrote a PhD thesis (2010) on warfare in Early Greece (Late Bronze Age to Archaic). After his PhD, he conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Thessaly from 2009 to 2011 (NWO Rubicon grant). Following a brief stint as Lecturer, he pursued a career beyond the campus, eventually becoming the editor-in-chief of paper magazines about the ancient world (2012–2017).

Josho’s dissertation was published in a revised and more accessible form as Henchmen of Ares: Warriors and Warfare in Early Greece (2013). He also wrote a book on Greek mythology, which was published in Dutch by Athenaeum in Amsterdam (2014). He works as a freelance teacher and speaker, giving courses and lectures about a wide variety of topics related to the ancient world. On occasion, he has appeared on the national radio.

Josho is editor-in-chief of Ancient World Magazine.

Ancient aristocracy

Ancient aristocracy

The ancient concept of “aristocracy” was quite different from how we, in our post-medieval world, would perhaps define it.

Written by Josho Brouwers

Titanic Titans?

Titanic Titans?

Were the ancient Greek Titans really gigantic? No, they weren’t. But let’s explore where this idea came from in the first place.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The Egyptian sphinx

The Egyptian sphinx

In ancient Egypt, the sphinx was a mythical creature associated with kings, as well as divinities (in particular the sun god).

Written by Josho Brouwers