Articles in this category deal with texts from the ancient world, secondary literature, and modern fiction based on Antiquity.
David Mattingly’s book on the Roman Empire argues that the term “Romanization” is outmoded and should be discarded.
A remarkable retelling in comic book form of a comprehensive version of the story of the Trojan War that is, at present, sadly unfinished.
A discussion on Wonder Woman and the importance of contributions made by the social sciences and humanities.
Hamblin’s book on warfare in the ancient Near East offers a starting point for those who wish to learn more about this topic.
A well-made graphic novel set in Classical Athens, following the adventures of the fictional Leander.
The graphic novel Three offers an interesting, well-researched look at life as a helot in ancient Laconia.
A major contribution to the field of Greek mythology, this book comes heartily recommended.
A discussion about how studying the past is essentially subjective leads to a discussion based on a book by Michael Shanks.
A justifiably admired passage from the Iliad, Homer’s epic poem, emphasizes how life is short and therefore precious.
The description of Achilles’ shield in the Iliad tells us much about what Homer’s views might have been on warfare and violence.