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.
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Can the Homeric epics be considered historical documents to some extent?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?
Achilles was inconsolable after the brutal death of Patroclus. But what was the precise nature of the Greek champion’s grief?
The Homeric epics are rife with descriptions of colourful characters, including Asteropaeus, who fought with two swords.
In this book, Christopher Matthew aims to reassess existing models of hoplite warfare by adopting a more hands-on approach.