A beautiful fresco from Pompeii depicts a scene straight from Virgil’s Aeneid: Aeneas being treated for a leg wound.
In Greek and Roman mythology, what is the difference between satyrs, sileni, and fauns, who all possessed animal characteristics?
The Allard Pierson and Royal Ontario Museums together possess a unique hoard of Hellenistic clay sealings from Edfu in Egypt.
A large relief pithos (storage jar) from Mykonos features a rare early Greek depiction of the Wooden Horse used to capture Troy.
This turn-based strategy game for mobile devices offers a fun and streamlined way to build a little empire from scratch.
In this episode, Josho Brouwers chats with PhD researchers Renata Schiavo and Arianna Sacco about ancient Egypt.
An unusual coin shows the power of images as Julian the Apostate clashes with the unruly people of Antioch.
In the heart of Costa Rica lies an archaeological site known as Guayabo de Turrialba, the principal city of a pre-Columbian civilization.
The ancient world isn’t limited to Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Near East, but encompasses the entire globe.
In ancient Greek mythology, there is a dearth of stories centred on female heroines. An important exception is the fearless Atalanta.