Below are all the items that were published in June 2021.
A wealth of stories sprang up around the figure of Alexander the Great. One of these stories involved the Macedonian conqueror’s exploration of the world beneath the sea.
A funerary krater from the Geometric Dipylon cemetery in Athens includes a battle scene with some interesting and unusual features, suggesting a story of weapons and women captured through a raid.
There are a lot of bad takes with respect to what warfare was like in the Late Bronze Age Aegean. In this article, Josho Brouwers offers a comprehensive overview of Mycenaean warfare.
Aaron Beek reviews Michael Taylor’s Soldiers and Silver (2020), a revision of his 2015 PhD dissertation, Finance, Manpower, and the Rise of Rome. Despite some quibbles, Taylor has succeeded at clarifying an often-unclear topic with some fine scholarship.
A kalos cup currently on display at the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes depicts a youth flattening the ground at the palaestra, an area set aside for wrestling, boxing, and other athletic activities.