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Even though the ancient Mediterranean was rife with piracy, relatively few pirates are known to us by name.
Of all the tragic figures in the story of the Trojan War, perhaps none has suffered more than poor Cassandra.
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.
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.
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?