This ancient stele, dated to between ca. 2600 and 2350 BC, is a key piece of evidence in the history of warfare.
The story of Aeneas’ flight from Troy and his long and arduous search for a new home has inspired science-fiction.
There’s been lots of talk lately about immigration. Here’s a look at the topic from the point of view of early Rome.
Racing – in pretty much any form – was no less popular two thousand years ago than it is today.
A discussion centred on a votive relief in the Archaeological Museum of Rhodes that looks older than it really is.
The new Leiden exhibition Casa Romana focuses on everyday life inside a townhouse of a wealthy Roman family in the first century AD.
American heavy metal band Symphony X wrote an epic song inspired by the Homer’s The Odyssey.
The promontories that flank the entrance to the Strait of Gibraltar were referred to as the Pillars of Hercules.
In Greek mythology, the Argo is a unique vessel as it has been endowed with the ability to speak.
The Romans possessed the knowledge and technical skill necessary to treat cataracts to a decent extent.