Don’t believe everything you read! That’s true for both ancient and modern texts. Here, we examine Herodotus’ take on queen Artemisia.
The centre of Perugia’s upper town features an ancient Etruscan well that dates back to the third century BC and is open to visitors.
The First Punic War was one of the most significant conflicts in Rome’s rise to power. A lynchpin to Carthaginian control over Sicily was the city of Lilybaeum, which never fell to the Romans.
The archaeological museum of Perugia without a doubt houses the largest collection of Etruscan objects in Umbria.
The sculpture group of Laocoön and His Sons, on display in the Vatican since its rediscovery in 1506, is one of the most famous and fascinating statues of antiquity.
From the eleventh to the ninth centuries BC there is very little pictorial pottery in the Aegean. So why does a hydria from a grave at Lefkandi show a pair of confronted archers?
The archaeological museum of the Umbrian town of Spoleto is right next to a restored Roman theatre that continues to be used for shows.
In the story of the Trojan War, battles are fought between huge armies. But how were these armies organized? How were they assembled?
Located partially beneath Spoleto’s town hall are the remains of a Roman house dated to the first century of our era.
There’s a large block of worked limestone at one end of the temple of Apollo at Delphi. What is it? What function did it serve?