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.
From the museum at Paestum in Southern Italy comes this red-figure “fish plate”. But what is it exactly?
A fun two-player card game that is quick to setup and play, with a Greek mythological theme packed with references to the Homeric epics.
The collection of the Allard Pierson Museum includes this beautiful red-figure cup with a picture of a warrior.
David Mattingly’s book on the Roman Empire argues that the term “Romanization” is outmoded and should be discarded.
Matilo or Matilone was a Roman castellum (fort) in what is now Leiden. Today, the site is an archaeological park.
A remarkable retelling in comic book form of a comprehensive version of the story of the Trojan War that is, at present, sadly unfinished.
One of the paradoxes of the philosopher Zeno argues that Achilles can never catch up to a tortoise if the latter is given a head start.
This ancient stele, dated to between ca. 2600 and 2350 BC, is a key piece of evidence in the history of warfare.
The story of Aeneas’ flight from Troy and his long and arduous search for a new home has inspired science-fiction.
There’s been lots of talk lately about immigration. Here’s a look at the topic from the point of view of early Rome.