Below are all the items that were published in September 2020.
In this video produced by Invicta History, the focus is on the origins of the Trojan War, including a brief introduction on the poems of the Epic Cycle and the structure of “heroic” society.
On Reddit’s AskHistorians, someone asked how one goes about interpreting the evidence from figurative art, such as vase-paintings. We figured it would be good to share our response here, too.
One of the main traits of the temperamental hero Achilles is that he is invulnerable to harm except for his proverbial heel. But the ancient sources make clear that his weak point was actually his ankle.
Located on the southern coast of Crete, Matala is a modern beach-side resort with a history that stretches back to ancient times. The only visible remains of the distant past are the artificial caves near the beach.
Special guest Helena Meskanen joins Matthew Lloyd, Joshua Hall, and Josho Brouwers to talk about (archaeological) museums. What do we look for in museums, what works, and what doesn’t?
A spectacular cremation burial of a woman and a foetus on the Areopagus of Athens has prompted much speculation about Early Iron Age Athenian society and the role of women and children within it.
Playing through A Total War Saga: Troy, Josho is dismayed by the idea of thousands of players being exposed to terribly bad interpretations of what Mycenaean warriors looked like.