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This page lists all of the articles that have been published on this website in reverse chronological order, so with the newest material listed first.

The vastness of Rome

The vastness of Rome

For the Romans, without modern modes of transport, the world must have felt like a much larger place. For many, however, this was no impediment to setting out.

Written by Fabio Fernandes

Top reads of 2021

Top reads of 2021

Happy New Year from all of us here at Ancient World Magazine! We have a look back at some of our most popular stuff from last year. Perhaps this will entice you to root around for hidden treasures?

Written by Josho Brouwers

Troilus and Cressida

Troilus and Cressida

A medieval love story

In ancient stories, including Homer’s Iliad, the Trojan prince Troilus is killed at a young age by the Greek champion Achilles. In the Middle Ages, he became the lead character in a love story that paired him up with a young woman called Cressida.

Written by Josho Brouwers

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