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Josho Brouwers

Josho Brouwers

Editor-in-Chief

Josho Brouwers studied Archaeology & Prehistory (1998-2005) 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). He conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Thessaly from 2009 to 2011 (NWO Rubicon grant). Among other things, he was Editor-in-Chief of print magazines about the ancient world from 2012 to 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 has published widely on the ancient world and has also worked as a freelance teacher and speaker.

Since 2017, Josho is Editor-in-Chief of Ancient World Magazine.

A Western way of war?

A Western way of war?

The notion of a typical “Western” way of war, as espoused most clearly by Victor Davis Hanson, is problematic to say the least.

Written by Josho Brouwers

The Giza Plateau

The Giza Plateau

A view of the Giza Plateau, with the Sphinx in the foreground and the pyramid of Khafre in the background. There was a lot of smog, which is why many of the details appear washed out.

Photographed by Josho Brouwers

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