Immortals (2011)

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Immortals (2011)

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An interesting modern take on the story of Theseus that, sadly, has little to do with the original tale.

The labours of Theseus

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The labours of Theseus

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A beautiful Attic cup, currently in the British Museum, depicts the major labours performed by the hero Theseus.

Democracy (2015)

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Democracy (2015)

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A well-made graphic novel set in Classical Athens, following the adventures of the fictional Leander.

Three (2014)

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Three (2014)

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The graphic novel Three offers an interesting, well-researched look at life as a helot in ancient Laconia.

Swords in ancient Greece

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Swords in ancient Greece

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A look at ancient Greek swords, with particular reference to blades from the Archaic and Classical periods.

Bellerophon in London

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Bellerophon in London

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A beautiful plaque currently in the British Museum depicts Bellerophon on Pegasus fighting the terrible Chimera.

The past and the personal

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The past and the personal

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A discussion about how studying the past is essentially subjective leads to a discussion based on a book by Michael Shanks.

Bellerophon

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Bellerophon

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Bellerophon, a hero originally from Corinth, made a name for himself as the tamer of Pegasus and a monster-slayer.