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.
Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.
A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.
The new Leiden exhibition Casa Romana focuses on everyday life inside a townhouse of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.
In Greek mythology, the Argo is a unique vessel as it has been endowed with the ability to speak.
The Romans possessed the knowledge and technical skill necessary to treat cataracts to a decent extent.
The Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam features a reconstruction of a chariot found in a tomb on the island of Cyprus.
The ruins of Pompeii offer an unrivalled look at everyday life in a small Roman city of the first century AD.
A beautiful mosaic from the Roman city of Pompeii depicts a group of musicians playing in the street.