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.
Did the ancient Greeks name their ships? The answer to that is yes. And with rare exception, the ships were given female names.
A melding of ancient myth and science fiction, Lords of Hellas is an excellent, fast-paced board game with high production values.
Located in Alphen aan den Rijn, a short trip by train away from Leiden (the Netherlands), is the archaeological theme park Archeon.
For many people, Athena is an icon for strong women. But she also has a dark side, as shown in an encounter with Aphrodite.
Colin Renfrew and Paul Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice is required reading if you’re interested in archaeology.
One of the most dynamic heroes of the Trojan Cycle is Aeneas, whose depiction can be found throughout Italy before Rome usurped him as a national icon.
The early history of Rome is dominated by its rivalry with the Etruscan city of Veii, just up the Tiber. Until now, Anglophone readers had few resources to explore the latter’s story.
The stories of the ancient Greeks are a mess, as this look at (the various people called) Pallas demonstrates. We should embrace the chaos.
Classics in Extremis (2019), edited by Edmund Richardson, looks to the “margins” to better understand classical receptions.
All good things must come to an end. I wrap up this series on Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey with a look at the associated books.