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 figures of the Chinese terracotta army of the third century BC were perhaps inspired by Greek sculpture.
An action-roleplaying game that has you slaying monsters as you travel from ancient Greece to ancient China.
An Egyptian portrait currently in the British Museum is noteworthy for its depiction of a prominent Adam’s apple.
Just why do all (modern) movies and TV series set in ancient times have a more or less similar look about them?
A discussion of the remaining three seasons of the TV show Spartacus, which are all heartily recommended.
An entertaining television series with lots of blood, gore, and gratuitous nudity. What’s not to like?
The best known type of Greek helmet is known as “Corinthian”. Is this because there is incontrovertible evidence that ancient Corinth was the place where this type of helmet was first invented?
A new temporary exhibition in Leiden demonstrates just how useful it can be to use a question-driven approach to exhibition design.
A discussion on Wonder Woman and the importance of contributions made by the social sciences and humanities.
The thirteenth and final part in my series on Far Cry Primal, where I play through the game and offer commentary.