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.
We explore the archaeological site of Malia in Crete, located close to the sea. Here, remains of a “palace” have been unearthed, as well as parts of the surrounding Minoan town.
This edition of the Batrachomyomachia (“Battle of the Frogs and Mice”) edited and translated by Joel Christensen and Erik Robinson, and published by Bloomsbury, is nothing short of exemplary.
Militaristic, middle-aged men of ancient Rome may not be the first resource one thinks of for insight on authenticity. However, a poem in Horace’s Satires, or Sermones in Latin, provides a refreshing, bold take on friendship and life that has come to serve as a motto in my own approach to relationships.
Although the tequila-filled citrusy cocktail drank everywhere that the weather is warm got its name from a Spanish term for a flower, its etymology runs farther than the Iberian Peninsula.
The Chieftain Cup, currently in the archaeological museum of Iraklion, depicts a scene on one side that features a commanding figure, probably a leader of some sort.
Thriving for centuries, the Phoenician settlement of Motya met its demise in a sudden attack by Dionysius I of Syracuse. This is an example of a fast-moving and well-organized campaign, as well as the fragility of ancient cities.
From the Minoan administrative centre of Agia Triada comes a black steatite vase depicting what appears to be a procession or processional dance connected to either a sowing or harvesting festival.
This Saturday, November 2nd, marks the two-year anniversary of Ancient World Magazine and we’re celebrating that fact with a brand new look.
Smitten by the beautiful Phoenician princess Europa, Zeus transforms himself into a bull with the aim of abducting the poor girl.
From Agia Triada comes a remarkable limestone sacrophagus with figurative scenes that may shed light on the nature of Bronze Age religion.