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 earliest known text about one of Heracles’ adventures is the so-called Shield of Heracles, attributed to Hesiod.
Based on the comic book by Steve Moore, this energetic Hercules movie also borrows from classic Peplum films.
A review of the inspiration for the Dwayne Johnson vehicles Hercules 3D: a graphic novel by Steve Moore.
Just when you thought movies about Heracles couldn’t get much worse than The Legend of Hercules, along comes Hercules Reborn.
A joyless, soulless exercise in tedium with mediocre performances by way of an added “bonus”. Avoid at all costs.
A closer look at Ares (known to the Romans as Mars), who wasn’t so much the god of war as he was the god of slaughter and strife.
Currently, the soccer World Cup is going on: a good opportunity to write about ancient Greek sports.
An in-depth look at the good, bad, and downright ugly aspects of Zack Snyder’s movie 300, based on Frank Miller’s graphic novel.
An interesting, if perhaps not highly informative ancient object, is the so-called Alexander Sarcophagus.
Can the Homeric epics be considered historical documents to some extent? If so, for which time period can they be used?