Articles in this category deal with specific topics. Some articles are in-depth commentaries on particular subjects.
There’s been lots of talk lately about immigration. Here’s a look at the topic from the point of view of early Rome.
Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.
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.
An in-depth look at the tomb of prince Paraherwenemef, a son of Ramesses III, in the Valley of the Queens.
The best known type of Greek helmet is referred to as being of “Corinthian” type. But why is that?
VALUE, a research group in Leiden, organized an afternoon to play and talk about Far Cry Primal.
War elephants are among the most impressive assets of ancient armies, but how big were these creatures?
The typical Greek word for shield was not hoplon, and the hoplite is therefore not named after it. Yet, the myth persists.
The Minotaur, a half-bull creature, is perhaps the best-known element of the myths surrounding Theseus.