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.
How do the worlds created by Homer in his epic poems relate to historical and archaeological realities?
If you have everything, are you not the happiest person alive? According to Herodotus, the Athenian statesman and poet Solon disagreed.
Ancient Inventions offers a broad and fascinating look at human ingenuity across thousands of years of history.
An action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look.
A closer look at a handsome bronze figurine of a horseman from Southern Italy, now at the British Museum.
A quick look at a number of ancient, marble statues belonging to a collection once owned by Elisabetta Farnese.
Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?
In a recent lecture, I argued that the Battle of Marathon wasn’t as much of a big deal as our Greek sources would have us believe.
A good knowledge of history can help fuel creativity, as demonstrated by the works of renowned fiction writers.
Public puzzlement over an exhibit at the National Museum of Antiquities in Leiden leads me to be invited to another exhibition in Amsterdam.