Articles in this category deal with texts from the ancient world, secondary literature, and modern fiction based on Antiquity.
This is an excellent book, clearly laid out, and written in an engaging and pleasant manner, that comes warmly recommended.
The sequel to Steve Moore’s first graphic novel treatment of the hero Hercules is essentially more of the same.
The earliest known text about one of Heracles’ adventures is the so-called Shield of Heracles, attributed to Hesiod.
A review of the inspiration for the Dwayne Johnson vehicles Hercules 3D: a graphic novel by Steve Moore.
A closer look at Ares (known to the Romans as Mars), who wasn’t so much the god of war as he was the god of slaughter and strife.
The Homeric epics are rife with descriptions of colourful characters, including Asteropaeus, who fought with two swords.
This edited volume offers an excellent introduction to archaeological approaches to the study of warfare.