Fight for Olympus (2016)

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Fight for Olympus (2016)

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A fun two-player card game that is quick to setup and play, with a Greek mythological theme packed with references to the Homeric epics.

A warrior on a red-figure cup

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A warrior on a red-figure cup

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The collection of the Allard Pierson Museum includes this beautiful red-figure cup with a picture of a warrior.

Archaeological Park Matilo

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Archaeological Park Matilo

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Matilo or Matilone was a Roman castellum (fort) in what is now Leiden. Today, the site is an archaeological park.

Achilles and the tortoise

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Achilles and the tortoise

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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.

Stele of the Vultures

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Stele of the Vultures

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This ancient stele, dated to between ca. 2600 and 2350 BC, is a key piece of evidence in the history of warfare.

Racing: an enduring legacy

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Racing: an enduring legacy

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Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.