The happiness of King Croesus

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The happiness of King Croesus

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If you have everything, are you not the happiest person alive? According to Herodotus, the Athenian statesman and poet Solon disagreed.

Ancient Inventions (1994)

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Ancient Inventions (1994)

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Ancient Inventions offers a broad and fascinating look at human ingenuity across thousands of years of history.

Apotheon (2015)

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Apotheon (2015)

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An action-adventure game that takes inspiration from ancient Greek vase-painting to establish its unique look.

The Horseman of Grumentum

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The Horseman of Grumentum

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A closer look at a handsome bronze figurine of a horseman from Southern Italy, now at the British Museum.

Lions in ancient Greece

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Lions in ancient Greece

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Lions play an important part in Greek art and myth. But did these animals really exist on the European continent?

History as inspiration

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History as inspiration

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A good knowledge of history can help fuel creativity, as demonstrated by the works of renowned fiction writers.