Our idea of the Greek way of war is changing. My book sets out a new interpretation of the iconic hoplite’s battle tactics.
Stories from antiquity have inspired later writers for many hundreds of years. For one of the hundred tales in the Decameron, Boccaccio looked to the ancient novelist Apuleius for inspiration.
Special guest Lieve Donnellan joins the regular team to talk about networks in the ancient Mediteranean, with special reference to Cyprian Broodbanks’ book, The Making of the Middle Sea.
The Homeric Hymns give us some of our earliest information about Dionysus, the ancient Greek god of wine and revelry.
Happy New Year from all of us here at Ancient World Magazine. Here’s a look back at the most popular articles of the past year.