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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.

Teaching Greek mythology

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Teaching Greek mythology

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Some comments inspired by a few years’ worth of experience teaching Greek mythology to broad audiences.

The world of Homer

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The world of Homer

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How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?

The happiness of King Croesus

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The happiness of King Croesus

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If you have everything, are you not the happiest person alive? According to Herodotus, the Athenian statesman and poet Solon disagreed.

Ancient Inventions (1994)

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Ancient Inventions (1994)

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Ancient Inventions offers a broad and fascinating look at human ingenuity across thousands of years of history.

Apotheon (2015)

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Apotheon (2015)

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An action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look.

The Horseman of Grumentum

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The Horseman of Grumentum

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A closer look at a handsome bronze figurine of a horseman from Southern Italy, now at the British Museum.

Lions in ancient Greece

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Lions in ancient Greece

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Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?